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Latest on Universal Credit

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

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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. 

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SHAW Bulletin September 2017 issue

The September issue of the SHAW has been published

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SFHA/HSEU Meeting Notes Available (29 March)

The SFHA/HSEU Housing Support Group met in Edinburgh on March 29.

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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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Universal Credit flexibilities

Scottish Government introduces Universal Credit flexibilities 

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SFHA comments on Universal Credit flexibilities

Scottish Government introduces Universal Credit flexibilities

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Work and Pensions Committee Launch Inquiries

The Work and Pensions Committee have launched two inquiries - the first is a re-launch into Universal Credit, the second is an inquiry into the benefit cap. SFHA would like to ask for member input in order to draft evidence for these inquiries. 

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Thenue strengthens its financial help for tenants

Two financial inclusion officers made permanent.

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Closing tomorrow :Universal Credit survey

Shorter survey makes it easier to share your data.

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Closing today: Universal Credit data needed to keep campaigning for change

SFHA’s latest survey closes today (Tuesday 30 January) at 1pm. 

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SFHA TGF Housing Management Staff Forum

SFHA TGF Housing Management Staff Forum.

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More social security rights

Sottish Government plans to guarantee social security applicants support.

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Scottish Government holds Energy summit

Ofgem and consumer groups, energy suppliers participate in Scottish Government summit.

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LHA Cap - estimating the risks

Thanks to case studies and examples provided by members, the SFHA has strong evidence about the risks the LHA Cap poses to both tenants and housing associations. Read this article to find out more about the evidence collected by the SFHA as part of the LHA Campaign.

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Trussell Trust report finds UK foodbank use continues to rise

Foodbanks in areas of full Universal Credit roll-out to single people, couples and families see a 16.85% average increase in referrals for emergency food, more than double the national average.

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