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Community Benefits Showcase now live

SFHA and Scotland Excel have worked together to produce an online document shining a light on community benefit best practice 

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Housing Beyond 2021 - SFHA's Consultation Submission

Last year, the Scottish Government launched its first round of consultation on post-2021 Investment.

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SFHA & CSIC Announce Funding Call to Support Housing Associations with Off-Site Construction

SFHA and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) announced an upcoming funding call at a workshop with development managers from across Scotland, held on Thursday 22nd November.  

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Planning Bill Passes Stage 2 with Notable Housing Amendments

The Planning Bill has passed Stage 2 in Holyrood. Two significant amendments have been made that could help increase the supply of housing.

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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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Council seeking development partner for regeneration at Fountainbridge

A contract notice published by the council seeks expressions of interest from potential developers.

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New design plans submitted for Tweedbridge Court in Peebles

The redesign proposes 22 new homes, with a mix of flats and houses, providing much-needed high-quality affordable housing for the Borders.  

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New flats planned for Ayr’s town centre

The project aims to significantly widen the choice of accommodation in the town centre.

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Turf cutting marks start of work on Victoria Dock affordable homes

The visit also marked Scottish Housing Day, an annual event that celebrates the impact that good quality housing has on people’s lives.

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“State of the art” flats in Gala address needs of growing elderly population

The 39 new state of the art extra care flats will be built by Hart Builders and will help to meet housing need in the Borders.

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Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 receives Royal Assent

Reform of Scotland's planning system takes next step in legislative process.

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Homes of the future could save NHS millions per year

Blackwood took its ‘home of the future’ to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) annual conference in Manchester, where attendees were able to see first-hand the pioneering technology it utilises.

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