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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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New DG of UC Operations Appointed

Susan Park has been appointed Director General Universal Credit Operations, accountable for its operation in jobcentres and service centres.

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Supported Housing Funding Reform Consultation - SFHA Response

Thanks to input from SFHA members, SFHA have responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) consultation on funding reforms of supported housing. Read this article to find out more.

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Inquiry into Supported Housing Funding Reform

The Work and Pensions Committee and the Communities and Local Government Committee launched a joint inquiry into the Government's funding reform for supported housing in December 2016. SFHA have been listening to members to prepare evidence for the Joint Committees. Read this article to find out more.

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Ministerial working group meets to examine building and fire safety regulations

Communities Secretary Angela Constance, Housing Minister Kevin Stewart and Community Safety Minister Annabelle Ewing met with key partners.

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Social Security Bill

Landmark legislation published

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General Election 2017

SFHA initial reaction to election result. 

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Angus Housing Association bucks trend with record low rent arrears performance

Association reports level of rent arrears “significantly” decreased

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General Election briefing for SFHA members

Detail on SFHA General Election asks

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