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Scottish Water: Updated technical specifications now available

After a technical review and extensive stakeholder engagement, Scottish Water has confirmed that Water for Scotland (WfS) and Sewers for Scotland (SfS), utilised by the Developer Community to design and construct Water and Waste Water Infrastructure, have been updated. Version 4.0 of each document was released on Tuesday 16th October 2018.

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Scottish Government set to launch Construction Procurement Manual

The Scottish Government has been working to reform and improve public sector procurement.  As part of this work, a steering group has overseen a Construction Procurement Manual for bodies spending significant public funds. Housing associations will be covered by the guidance in the manual.  

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SFHA launches partnership with Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC)

SFHA has formed a partnership with CSIC. The aim of the partnership is to promote innovation in development and asset management and to help housing associations with challenges such as energy efficiency and skills shortages in the construction industry.

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SFHA Works with Partners to Influence the Planning Bill

A new planning bill is going through the Scottish Parliament. The SFHA has been working with partners to influence the bill with the aim of securing more affordable homes and to ensure planning helps to create better places.   

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Committee Report on Planning Bill

A committee of the Scottish Parliament has published its report on the new Planning Bill. 

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SFHA jointly commissioned research into 50,000 affordable homes target now published

A report into councils’ Strategic Housing Investment Plans (SHIPs) commissioned by SFHA, Shelter Scotland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland has now been published.

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SFHA jointly commissioned research into 50,000 affordable homes target now published

A report into councils’ Strategic Housing Investment Plans (SHIPs) commissioned by SFHA, Shelter Scotland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland has now been published.

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CSIC Funding Call to launch at SFHA Development Forum

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and SFHA have entered a partnership to increase opportunities and provide support for SFHA members. A funding call for support for Modern Methods of Construction will be launched at the SFHA Development Forum on 22nd November. One of the main aims of the partnership is to provide expertise and support to enable housing associations to engage with, and use, off site construction and modern methods of construction (MMC). The long term goals are to mainstream off site construction in order increase the quality and numbers of new affordable housing delivered by housing associations and address the shortage of skilled construction workers in Scotland.   

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SFHA update on the Planning Bill

Local Government & Communities Committee decides against including third party right of appeal in Planning Bill.

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Helen McGregor Award - 2018 winner announced!

Geraldine Baird MBE receives this year’s Helen McGregor Award.

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College construction students visit Hillcrest site

Students meet development staff at Hillcrest’s Eliza Street construction project.

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Scottish Water launches updated technical specifications

Water for Scotland (WfS) and Sewers for Scotland (SfS) have now been updated.

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Scottish Government begins consultation on post-2021 investment

Scottish Government announces first round of consultation on post-2021 Investment.

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Share your community benefits best practice

SFHA is delighted to have joined forces with Scotland Excel to begin producing a handy community benefits guide – and we want you to contribute!

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