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SFHA submits evidence to Scottish Affairs Committee

SFHA has submitted evidence to the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee’s Inquiry into Welfare in Scotland – highlighting concerns over the shortcomings in the administration of Universal Credit.

SFHA seeks member support for Challenge Poverty Week

The SFHA is encouraging members to support Challenge Poverty Week

SFHA agrees with Trussell Trust: five weeks is too long

SFHA has joined the Trussell Trust’s #FiveWeeksTooLong campaign.

Supported Rent Flexibility

Damon Gibbons of the Centre for Responsible Credit gave a briefing to members on a pilot run with a London based housing association to offer tenants on low incomes the opportunity to over and underpay their rent on a planned basis.

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Scottish Affairs Select Committee Inquiry

The Scottish Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry, examining the impact of UK welfare policies in Scotland, such as Universal Credit and the two-child limit, and also the implications of major transfer of welfare powers to Scotland over the next few years.

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All Quiet on the Universal Credit Front?

Whilst the managed migration of Universal Credit is being introduced very carefully, with a pilot project in Harrogate only starting in July and full migration not taking place until the latter half of 2020, numbers are rapidly growing via new claims and managed migration – and controversy is never far away.

DWP outlines its approach to Managed Migration

The DWP announces that the managed migration pilot will begin in Harrogate, as it outlines how it will approach the task.

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DWP outlines its approach to Managed Migration

The DWP announces that the managed migration pilot will begin in Harrogate, as it outlines how it will approach the task.

 

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Universal Credit Survey - July 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting your organisation and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey.

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SFHA Universal Credit survey results - June 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting housing associations and their tenants? SFHA Policy Lead Jeremy Hewer explains what our members told us in the June 2019 Universal Credit survey.

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Rudd Rushes Regulations

Secretary of State Amber Rudd announced to the House of Commons on 22 July that the regulations needed for the start of the managed migration pilot will come into force just two days later, on 24 July. The Work and Pensions Select Committee has published its report on natural migration, stating that Universal Credit should come with a “health warning”.

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Universal Credit Survey - June 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting your organisation and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey.

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SFHA Universal Credit survey results - May 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting housing associations and their tenants? SFHA Research and Policy Officer explains what our members told us in the May 2019 Universal Credit survey.

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Scottish Child Payment to be introduced in 2021

Scottish Child Payment will provide eligible families with £10 a week for every child under 16, with introduction for under-sixes starting by early 2021.

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