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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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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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First new homes in Gretna for Cunninghame

The three-phase project, delivering a total of 126 new homes, is due to be completed by June 2021.

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Housing Minister welcomed to new Borders site

The minster was shown around the interiors and exteriors of the site and given information on the benefits of the Extra Care Housing Service.

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Housing Infrastructure Fund - call for views

The Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) provides loan to private developers and grant to Councils and RSLs to unblock strategic housing sites which are unable to proceed due to the excessive nature or costs of the housing infrastructure works involved.

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45 New Homes On Site of Former Glasgow Primary School

The site of a former primary school in the south side of Glasgow has been transformed into 45 new affordable homes.

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Housing Infrastructure Fund - call for views

Scottish Government looking for views as part of HIF evaluation

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Affordable green homes in the Borders

The Borders-based housing association is investing millions of pounds as part of its strategy to make sure everyone has access to somewhere they can call home.

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