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10 housing questions to ask your health and social care partnership

In this blog, Zhan McIntyre, SFHA Policy Lead, shares 10 housing questions you can ask your health and social care partnership.

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First Month Rent Flexibility - Evaluation

SFHA and Shelter published positive practice relating to first month rent flexibilities. Zhan McIntyre reflects on the evaluation and what this means going forward

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Housing Response to Domestic Abuse February 2019

Following on from a number of high profile campaigns aimed at improving the housing response to domestic abuse. Zhan McIntyre gives a short update on progress so far and next steps. 

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Homelessness Update November 2018

Rapid rehousing plans are being drafted by local authorites. When complete, they will set out how people experiencing homeless will be rehoused as quickly as possible. This article provides an update on issues relating to rapid rehousing and homelessness

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Invitation: Section 5 Review Group

SFHA invites members to take part in a working group to review and update the Section 5 Protocol.

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Section 5 Protocol Review

SFHA and COSLA to review Section 5 Protocol.

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SFHA Homelessness Update July 2018

Update on issues relating to homelessness for SFHA Members

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How Housing can reduce impact of ACEs

NHS Health Scotland would like to raise awareness amongst its partners and stakeholders of adverse childhood experiences, also referred to as ACEs, which are stressful events occurring in childhood.

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New Director of Housing and Property Services for Castlehill

Isla Gray takes over from Gail Robertson who is moving to be Director of Angus Housing Association.

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Rapid rehousing funding distribution

The funding is part of the £50 million Ending Homelessness Together fund to support the prevention of homelessness and the implementation of the suite of recommendations from the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group.

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SFHA: don’t jeopardise transition to rapid rehousing

SFHA warns Scottish Government not to jeopardise transition to rapid rehousing by introducing changes to unsuitable accommodation orders prematurely.  

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Second National Panel report explores people’s experiences of homelessness services

The research looks at what makes the biggest positive difference for people’s experiences.

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Housing Support Group - 18 September 2019

The next SFHA Housing Support Group takes place on 18 September 2019 at the Norton Park Business Centre in Edinburgh. 

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Homelessness Discussion at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Author of myth-busting book ‘Gypsy and Traveller Girls’ which presents the untold stories of Gypsy and Traveller girls living in Scotland, Dr Marcus will address contemporary and traditional stereotypes and racialised misconceptions of young women in Scotland’s traveller community. 

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Insight Into Tenant Participation And Digital Engagement

A new report from the Scottish Housing Regulator explores awareness and experiences of tenant participation and access to digital services.

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SFHA and Homeless Network join up to prioritise prevention

SFHA Policy Lead Zhan McIntyre encourages members to share their homelessness prevention work at the Homelessness Network Conference on 8 October.

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