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Mid-Market Rent: Applicant Eligibility Criteria

SFHA summary of Scottish Government guidance on what criteria is acceptable/unacceptable to stipulate for Mid-Market Rent allocations. September 2023. 

More Homes Scotland Updated Guidance Note

More Homes Scotland have published an updated guidance note which updates the Affordable Housing Supply Programme process and procedures. This guidance superseds the previous guidance dating from January 2019. 


Housing Beyond 2021 - SFHA's Consultation Submission

Last year, the Scottish Government launched its first round of consultation on post-2021 Investment.


SFHA jointly commissioned research into 50,000 affordable homes target now published

A report into councils’ Strategic Housing Investment Plans (SHIPs) commissioned by SFHA, Shelter Scotland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland has now been published.


Planning Bill Laid in Scottish Parliament

A new Planning Bill was laid in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 5th December.  The SFHA has been active during the development of the bill, giving written and oral evidence to the Planning Review which preceded the bill and taking part in a number of consultation events run by the Scottish Government.


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Parliament inquiry hears Scotland is not on track to meet housing need

Sally Thomas gave evidence this week to a Scottish Parliament inquiry on housing.


New figures show 8 out of 10 say Scotland faces ‘housing crisis’ as Scottish Government urged to reverse ‘brutal’ affordable housing cut.

MSPs set to join Scottish Federation of Housing Associations in urging a rethink on “hammer-blow” cut to the Affordable Housing Supply Programme.  


Social Justice Secretary quizzed by Holyrood committee after Scottish Government scrap vital anti-poverty fund

Questions follow criticism over decision to abandon ‘lifeline’ Fuel Insecurity Fund 


Scottish Parliament debates cut to Affordable Housing Supply Programme

Scottish Government budget outlines devastating cut for social housing. 


SFHA says ‘severe cut’ to affordable housing raises questions over Scottish Government’s long-term strategy

SFHA says ‘no plan on the table’ from Scottish Government over alternative funding for social housing amid £196m budget cut. 


Scottish Budget member briefing - December 2023

This member briefing provides a summary of the Scottish Government’s Budget, published on Tuesday 19 December. 


Scottish Government under pressure ahead of Budget as affordable homes target goes into ‘reverse’

SFHA lead a campaign to call for £700m for social housing to meet First Minister’s ‘defining mission’ to tackle child poverty.


Handovers start at Fort William housing development

The first ten homes in a housing development in Fort William have been handed over.

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