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SFHA seeks member support for Challenge Poverty Week

The SFHA is encouraging members to support Challenge Poverty Week

SFHA Housing Apprentice Action Plan: One year on

SFHA is looking to gather specific pieces of evidence to evaluate the progress of the first year of the Housing Apprentice Action Plan for Scotland.


Graduate Apprenticeships: A Guide for Employers

Heriot Watt University offer the opportunity to enhance your organisation by supporting your current and new employees to develop skills and talents and become successful graduates.


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?


Disconnected: Digital Exclusion in Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland have recently published a report on the digital access and skills of their clients. Read this article to find out more.


Could you be the Next Chair of the 'New Scots' Group?

There is now an exciting opportunity to be directly involved in supporting refugees, asylum seekers and communities across Scotland, as 'New Scots' is seeking a new Core Group Chair.  Read this article to find out more.


Free Event - #NotWithoutMe - Supporting digital inclusion for young people

As part of the BBC's Digital Cities Week Glasgow, the Carnegie UK Trust is hosting an interactive, user focused event on the theme of digital skills and inclusion for vulnerable young people on Wednesday 15 March 2017 at the BBC in Glasgow. Enthusiastic participants from any background are welcome to come and discuss, debate and create tailored solutions for those often overlooked as ‘digital natives’.


Tell us how TEC Ready you are!

TEC Ready Programme is open to the whole housing sector, including housing associations and co-operatives, council landlords, property factors, Care and Repair organisations  and private sector landlords. The aim of the programme is to improve awareness of and uptake of technology enabled care across the housing world.  We are inviting the housing sector to complete a short survey to build a picture of the contribution housing is making to mainstreaming TEC. 


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SFHA and Homeless Network join up to prioritise prevention

SFHA Policy Lead Zhan McIntyre encourages members to share their homelessness prevention work at the Homelessness Network Conference on 8 October.


Rent flexibility - can it help in addressing in-work poverty?

On June 17th the SFHA is hosting a briefing on supported rent flexibility, an initiative that has been piloted in London to support tenants at risk of in-work poverty. Damon Gibbons, Direct of the Centre for Responsible Credit, which was involved in the pilot,  will be providing the briefing and he describes here its key features.


Volunteers’ Week 2019: “I enjoy being part of the positive change in the area”

Blog by Gillian Johnston, Chairperson of Shettleston Housing Association.


Do you have a digital motivator in-house?

Blog by Eilidh Little, Digital Development Officer, SCVO. Eilidh reflects on some of the highlights of the Digital Motivators in Housing Bootcamp and invites expressions of interest for the next training in the East and North East.  


An Egg-cellent Way to Celebrate Spring at Ardenglen

A Spring Family Fun Day has once again helped bring the community together in Castlemilk.


Measuring Impact – A blog by Sally Thomas

SFHA Chief Executive Sally Thomas explains the work we are doing to demonstrate the social and economic impact of social housing providers in Scotland, and how our members can get involved.


Opportunity to join the social housing digital champion network

SCVO are kicking off a new digital project with opportunities for housing organisations across Scotland


Hanover Scotland sheltered housing development celebrates baby boom

A very sheltered housing development in Elgin is celebrating after three members of staff gave birth within three months of each other.


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