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Welfare Benefit Update

A number of changes to Universal Credit came into effect this month. 


Universal Basic Income – Could it Tackle Poverty?

The idea of a Scottish Universal Basic Income is an interesting topic of discussion. Would it help your tenants?


Universal Credit Rollout Continues

April will see the rollout of Universal Credit continue across Scotland.


Housing Support March 2017 Update

SFHA Housing Support Forum is one way that SFHA supports members who offer housing support. 


Latest on Universal Credit

A number of changes have been announced by the UK Government. Read all about them here.


Universal Credit - Help us change policy

SFHA send out a survey each month to collect data on how the Universal Credit rollout is going for our members. 


SHAW Bulletin September 2017 issue

The September issue of the SHAW has been published


SFHA welcomes Select Committees’ call to scrap use of LHA rates to fund supported housing

Two House of Commons committees have called on the UK Government to scrap plans to base rent allowances for supported housing tenants on Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates.


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SFHA briefs MPs ahead of supported housing debate

SFHA briefs MPs ahead of opposition day debate on funding for supported housing.


U-Turn: 18 – 21 year olds HB Axe

SFHA members will be delighted to hear that after years of campaigning by SFHA, ministers have u-turned on the housing benefit axe for 18 – 21 year olds.


DWP guidance on Universal Credit

SFHA update of round-up of DWP guidance.  


Right to advocacy extended

Independent services for disabled people


SFHA calls again for Universal Credit pause

Delaying system changes to allow ‘bedroom tax’ to be abolished at source until at least May 2020 will be “fraught will difficulty”.


Pioneering new tenant support service helps 1,500 people feel at home

My Great Start provides help to vulnerable tenants so they feel comfortable and settled in their home from the day they move in.


Work and Pensions Committee launches inquiry on the use of sanctions

Work and Pensions Committee launches inquiry on the use of sanctions.


DWP delays system development of Universal Credit

‘Bedroom tax’ will continue to have to be mitigated by local authorities’ Discretionary Housing Payments (DHP) until May 2020 at the earliest.


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