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SFHA Guidance on Self-Assessment now available

SFHA guidance on self-assessment against the Scottish Housing Regulator's standards of Governance and Financial Management is now available to all SFHA members.  

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Scottish Government closer to making sprinklers compulsory in social housing

Housing minister Kevin Stewart said the government would bring forward legislation based on a proposal by MSP David Stewart.

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GDPR Frequently Asked Questions Now Available

To follow up from the GDPR events that SFHA and GWSF held in March, and questions that have been asked by members since organisations have been working towards compliance, a document is now available to SFHA and GWSF members outlining Frequently Asked Questions.   This document can be used in conjunction with the GDPR Guidance and Templates made available in February. Broad answers to these questions have been provided by TC Young, but it is important that this is intended purely as a steer and is not a substitute for legal advice that will be required to ensure compliance with GDPR requirements.

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SHR Assurance Statements – Michael Cameron Blog Now Available

Scottish Housing Regulator Chief Executive, Michael Cameron has written a blog outlining their initial thinking on Annual Assurance Statements.  

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Regulator welcomes feedback on its communications

Regulator welcomes feedback on its communications  

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Can a Tenant Governing Body Member be Removed from the Governing Body for Rent Arrears?

Following discussions with the Scottish Housing Regulator and TC Young, SFHA has produced a short two page briefing note about whether it would be possible to remove a tenant Governing Body Member (GBM) from the Governing Body because they were in rent arrears.

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Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill passed by Scottish Parliament

On 31 May, the Scottish Parliament passed the Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill without any further amendments. This follows close liaison between Scottish Government and SFHA during the drafting and passage of the Bill.

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