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SST - Additional Clauses

The Scottish Government recently shared an updated model Scottish Secure Tenancy that reflects the changes made by the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014. Zhan McIntyre invites you to share the additional clauses your organisation is going to add to your tenancy agreement.

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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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SFHA Housing Management Update November 2018

Summary of events and developments for housing management colleagues across Scotland.

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Housing Management Update October 2018

Summary of events and developments for housing management colleagues across Scotland.

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SFHA Templates - Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 Tenant Communications

SFHA has developed a template letter and leaflet to help members communicate changes to the Scottish Secure Tenancy to tenants. 

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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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Word Versions: SST, SSST ASB and SSST Non-ASB

Word versions of the new social housing tenancy agreements

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Mid-Market Rent and Affordable Housing

The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) has invited a number of guest bloggers to reflect on delivering alternative tenures in Scotland. In this guest blog, first published on the CaCHE website, Richard Jennings, Managing Director at Castle Rock Edinvar writes about Mid-Market Rent and the role it plays in meeting housing need in Scotland.

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New training to tackle domestic abuse in Wheatley communities

Wheatley Group partners with charity, SafeLives, to train staff in understanding abuse, spotting the signs that a customer could be a victim and knowing how to respond effectively.

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Intentionality and Local Connection - Your Views Please

Scottish Government are consulting on proposals to change legislation relating to local connection and intentionality. In her latest blog, Zhan McIntyre ponders what these changes might mean and invites you to share your views. 

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DGHP achieves national letting agent qualification

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership recently achieves nationally recognised letting qualification.  

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Allocations guidance published

Scottish Government publishes Social Housing Allocations in Scotland: A Practice Guide February 2019.

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SFHA Mid-market Rent Forum: MMR policies

13 March at 14:00, SFHA office, Glasgow.

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