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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.

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Scottish Water Working Group

Scottish Water to host workshop for SFHA members

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People Places and Planning Update March 2017

With the deadline approaching for responses to the White Paper People Places and Planning, the Scottish Government recently held a workshop to discuss increasing housing supply and creating better places. Read this article to find out more.

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RSL Social Rent Benchmark Assumption

The Scottish Government has published a guidance note that sets out the new RSL social rent benchmark assumption which will be used for grant appraisal purposes with immediate effect. 

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Planning Review

The SFHA responded to the Scottish Government Review of the Scottish Planning System in December 2015. Our response was mainly concerned with ambitions to significantly increase the supply of affordable rented housing. We gave oral evidence in January 2016.

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New Scottish Government Housing Investment Levels

Following work by an expert panel, at which SFHA represented members, the Scottish Government announced increased investment levels for new social housing.

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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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SFHA welcomes Weslo Housing Management!

Weslo Housing Management becomes SFHA’s newest member.

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Housing Minister visits Hillcrest on Scottish Housing Day

As well as a tour of the Hillcrest and Bield properties, Kevin Stewart took the opportunity to meet with tenants from both organisations. 

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Aberdeenshire Council marks Scottish Housing Day with scheme to bring empty homes back into use

The council has drawn together a range of support and information for owners of empty properties to help them begin renovating, letting or even selling unused space. 

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First homes for social rent in over a decade in Portobello area

The Portobello area welcomes the largest development of affordable homes for social and mid-market rent in over a decade.

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SFHA Welcomes Investment in Rapid Rehousing

SFHA comment on £21m investment announcement for rapid rehousing

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Quarterly Housing Statistics for Scotland

Figures show a marked increase in approvals for new housing association homes.

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RCH bolsters its development programme with £127m funding package

River Clyde Homes announced today that it has secured additional borrowing from its lenders, enabling significant investment in its development programme.  

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