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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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Best Start Grant applications to open in December

Social Security Scotland will open applications for the Pregnancy and Baby Payment of its new Best Start Grant on Monday 10 December.


SFHA to make submission to new Work and Pensions Committee inquiry

Works and Pensions Select Committee launches inquiry into the social security safety net.


From Westminster to West Dunbartonshire

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, joined housing staff from Bellsmyre and Cordale Housing Associations to discuss the impending roll out of Universal Credit and the impact it will have on tenants and local constituents.


DWP: News for landlords

The Department for Work and Pensions has advised on the impact of the transfer of UC claimants to Full Service.


Committee report echoes SFHA worries over Universal Credit

Public Accounts Committee report raises concerns over Universal Credit.


Universal Credit could increase demand for foodbanks

Trussell Trust warns of impact of Universal Credit on foodbank use.


SFHA: Universal Credit needs more than money

Processes need to be fit for purpose as much as policy.


Universal Credit: Integrated telephony system designed to support case management

Integrated telephony system designed to support case management in Universal Credit Full Service.


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