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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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Committee Report on Planning Bill

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

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A blog on Green Infrastructure by Ivan Clark, Scottish Natural Heritage.

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SFHA & CSIC launch funding call

Funding call launched to help housing associations innovate and use modern methods of construction.

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Hillcrest Group’s Gowrie Care opens its first accessible holiday home in Dundee

Gowrie Care has opened Rockwell Holiday Home, its first accessible holiday let facility in Dundee. 

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SFHA welcomes housing stats and acknowledges challenge

SFHA has welcomed the newly released Scottish Government statistics showing substantial increases in the delivery of new build affordable housing, with a 21 percent rise in the number of affordable homes delivered in Scotland during the last year. 

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Sanctuary celebrates £60m regeneration with Charles Rennie Mackintosh statue

Sanctuary Group has unveiled what is believed to be the world’s first public sculpture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh to mark the completion of its regeneration of Anderston in Glasgow.

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Blackwood House opens doors to independent living for the future

Innovative home designed to improve lives of people with disabilities is unveiled in Edinburgh.

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Development & Procurement Conferences – Bookings now open!

SFHA Development & Procurement Conferences, 12 and 13 February 2019, Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central.

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Reminder - 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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