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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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Adaptations Update November 2018

Adaptations can help people with mobility issues and physical disabilities live safely in their own homes. Many SFHA members have highlighted that funding for adaptations has fallen short in recent years, meaning tenants have had to wait for adaptations that will help them live their lives safely and independently.  This article provides a short summary of recent activity relating to adaptations and encourages SFHA members to complete a short survey about their funding situations. 

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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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Extension of FOI Update - SFHA Writes to Minister Following Meeting with SG Officials

SFHA has written to the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning Kevin Stewart MSP, to follow up on our recent meeting with Scottish Government officials regarding the proposed extension of Freedom of Information legislation to RSLs and their subsidiaries.  SFHA met with officials from the FOI Unit and housing divisions of Scottish Government on 22 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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Housing Management Update October 2018

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

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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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Response Submitted to Social Security Advisory Committee’s Consultation

The SFHA and HSEU have submitted a response to the Social Security Advisory Committee’s consultation on the regulations for the managed migration of claimants on legacy benefits over to Universal Credit. 

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Do you need advice on how to meet energy efficiency standards?

Zero Waste Scotland launches free workshop to help housing associations understand the upcoming changes in low carbon heat.

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Collaboration needed to tackle homelessness, conference hears

SFHA's Homeless to Housed conference attracted nearly 100 housing professionals to hear from experts about the factors involved in homelessness, and how it can be tackled. 

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SFHA Response to SHR Regulatory Framework Consultation

SFHA has submitted its response to the SHR's Regulatory Framework consultation.   

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A blog by Debbie Collins, Finance Director at Blackwood Housing and Care.

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The New Regulatory Framework – What do you need to know?

At last year's SFHA Chairs’ Conference, the Scottish Housing Regulator outlined its initial proposals for a revised Regulatory Framework. One year on, the SHR has now conducted a formal consultation on these proposals – which it is aiming to finalise in February 2019 with a view to finalising a revised Framework in April 2019.

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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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Adversity, Trauma, Resilience and the Housing Sector – Find out more at From Homeless to Housed!

From Homeless to Housed, 13 December 2018, Grassmarket Centre, Edinburgh.

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The Link Between Strong Governance and Proportionate Regulation - SFHA Chairs Conference 2019

Chairs Conference, 1 & 2 February 2019, DoubleTree by Hilton Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort.

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