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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?

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Universal Credit Rollout Continues

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

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Housing Support March 2017 Update

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

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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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Universal Credit recipients in Scotland exercise payment choices

Almost half of UC recipients in Scotland choose to exercise new payment choices.

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SFHA Roundtable Discussion - Share your thoughts on the welfare system

SFHA Roundtable Discussion, Monday 3 December, SFHA Office, Glasgow.

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DWP to close UC Live Service Escalation line

The DWP is to introduce a new Landlord Escalation route for UC Live Service claimants at risk of eviction, from 3 December. 

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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.

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SFHA to make submission to new Work and Pensions Committee inquiry

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

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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.

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DWP: News for landlords

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

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Committee report echoes SFHA worries over Universal Credit

Public Accounts Committee report raises concerns over Universal Credit.

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