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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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Increasing fuel poverty is “deeply worrying”

Scottish Government’s new definition has resulted in higher fuel poverty rates than the existing definition for households in the social and private rented sectors.

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Universal Credit Survey - April 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting your organisation and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey.

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SFHA Universal Credit survey results are in for March 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting housing associations and their tenants? SFHA Research and Policy Officer explains what our members told us in the March 2019 Universal Credit survey.

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SFHA: Universal Credit is creating systemic indebtedness and arrears for new claimants

Federation continues to make case for further changes to Universal Credit.

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Universal Credit Survey - March 2019

How is Universal Credit affecting your organisation and tenants? Tell us in this month’s Universal Credit survey.

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Bulk reporting of April rent changes to DWP faces setback

The proposal for landlords to be able to transfer to the DWP details of rent changes for claimants on Universal Credit has been hit by delays.

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Ask 3: Universal Credit payments to the landlord need to be fit for purpose

SFHA, together with its sister UK housing federations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, is calling for six changes to be made to Universal Credit in order to improve the whole system for tenants and housing associations. SFHA has invited six guest bloggers to write about one of the #SixAsks. Today, Jennifer Soley, Customer Services Manager at Albyn Housing Society in the Highlands, explains why we need a system that matches tenant and landlord payment schedules. 

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