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SFHA seeks support for Challenge Poverty Week

SFHA seeks member support for Challenge Poverty Week

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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.

SFHA submits evidence to Social Security Committee

SFHA has submitted evidence to Scottish Parliament's Social Security Committee's inquiry into social security support for housing.

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Emergency help for those worst affected by coronavirus

Charities Scottish Women’s Aid, Social Bite and other key partners will share up to £8 million.

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Landlords asked to highlight to tenants how DWP may contact them

DWP asks housing associations and co-operatives to highlight that DWP number may appear as 0800 number, ‘private’ or ‘number withheld’.

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MSPs support emergency Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill

Scottish Parliament unanimously supports new emergency powers in the Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill. 

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Update on devolved benefits

Update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on social security services in Scotland.

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SFHA comments on Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill

Bill introduced to Scottish Parliament on 31 March.

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Helping communities affected by Covid-19

Funding of £350 million to support welfare and wellbeing.

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Work and Pensions Committee Inquiry: Roundtable goes virtual

Roundtable cancelled as a preventative measure against the Covid-19 emergency.

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Work and Pensions Committee launches inquiry into the five-week wait

Work and Pensions Committee calls for submissions to its inquiry on Universal Credit.

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