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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.


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


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. 


SFHA Engagement with SIC and Scottish Government Regarding Subsidiaries

We recently surveyed members about communications with the Scottish Information Commissioner relating to subsidiaries.  Many thanks to all of those who responded, and we have since met with the Scottish Information Commissioner and written to Scottish Government regarding the application of the act to care subsidiaries in particular.   


What sessions do you not want to miss?

SFHA Housing Management Conference Programme published.

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


Invitation: Section 5 Review Group

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


Section 5 Protocol Review

SFHA and COSLA to review Section 5 Protocol.


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Housing Minister opens development on historical Edinburgh site

New affordable housing development constructed into the historic wall of Edmonstone’s walled garden in Edinburgh.  


The Future’s Housing

Blog by Lorna Wilson, Innovation and Future Thinking Lead.


Temporary Accommodation Standards: consultation analysis

SFHA Policy Lead Zhan McIntyre reflects on the Consultation Analysis on Temporary Accommodation Standards published by Scottish Government last week.


SFHA launches new resource to help social housing sector build for the future

The Innovation Hub is part of SFHA’s Innovation and Future Thinking Programme, a collaboration between professionals working in, and around, social housing from across Scotland.


Improving temporary accommodation standards

Analysis of responses to a consultation on Improving Temporary Accommodation Standards published.


New survey reveals hundreds of thousands of Scottish adults struggling to pay rent or mortgage costs

New analysis has revealed that hundreds of thousands of people in Scotland are struggling with their housing costs.


Personal housing plans – a new approach

Zhan McIntyre, SFHA Policy Lead, discusses personal housing plans – a new approach to helping people who are experiencing homelessness.

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