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Time running out for submission to SSAC consultation

SFHA is inviting its members to attend a workshop on 7 August 2018.

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Huge increase in the number of Scots requiring crisis grants to avoid rough sleeping

Figures from April 2017 to March 2018 show that applications for crisis grants increased by over 9,000.

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Work and Pensions Committee urges Government action on Universal Credit split payments

Work and Pensions Committee calls for UC split payments action to address concerns over domestic abuse.

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Three housing associations work together to deliver benefits for Greater Easterhouse tenants

Working in partnership with Connect Community Trust, tenants will have access to an additional welfare service, provided by recently appointed Income Advisor, Marshal Gemmell.

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Citizens Advice say too many people struggle to make a Universal Credit claim

New report by Citizens Advice England and Wales highlights that 1 in 6 new claimants are not paid in full and on time.

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Administration of Universal Credit "shambolic" states Director of Angus Housing Association

Angus Housing Association Director, Bruce Forbes, has described the arrangements put in place by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) for the introduction of Universal Credit as “shambolic”.

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SHFA meets with Scottish MPs on opening of #4Feds_5Asks campaign

On behalf of our members, the SFHA met with Scottish MPs at Westminster as part of its joint campaign with the other UK housing federations to make essential fixes to Universal Credit.

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Five Asks Campaign on Universal Credit gains momentum in press

The Five Asks Campaign launched by the UK's four housing federations has been covered by numerous national, local and housing sector news outlets demonstrating strong support.

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