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Housing Management Update October 2018

Summary of events and developments for housing management colleagues across Scotland.

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SFHA Works with Partners to Influence the Planning Bill

A new planning bill is going through the Scottish Parliament. The SFHA has been working with partners to influence the bill with the aim of securing more affordable homes and to ensure planning helps to create better places.   

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Response Submitted to Social Security Advisory Committee’s Consultation

The SFHA and HSEU have submitted a response to the Social Security Advisory Committee’s consultation on the regulations for the managed migration of claimants on legacy benefits over to Universal Credit. 

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SFHA Homelessness Update July 2018

Update on issues relating to homelessness for SFHA Members

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Committee Report on Planning Bill

A committee of the Scottish Parliament has published its report on the new Planning Bill. 

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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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Scottish Water: Updated technical specifications now available

After a technical review and extensive stakeholder engagement, Scottish Water has confirmed that Water for Scotland (WfS) and Sewers for Scotland (SfS), utilised by the Developer Community to design and construct Water and Waste Water Infrastructure, have been updated. Version 4.0 of each document was released on Tuesday 16th October 2018.

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Regulatory Framework Review - by Joyce Orr

Joyce Orr - Director of Pineview Housing Association, SFHA Board member and GWSF member - outlines her experience of the SHR’s Regulatory Framework Review so far in the below article. Joyce has played an active role in both the SHR’s Working Group and SFHA’s Regulatory Sounding Board.

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Rapid Rehousing: How will it affect your allocations policy?

Rapid rehousing is the policy direction adopted by the Scottish Government and local authorities to tackle homelessness. Do you know how it will impact on your Allocations Policy?

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SFHA update on the Planning Bill

Local Government & Communities Committee decides against including third party right of appeal in Planning Bill.

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Cairn and ANCHO partnership goes live

Cairn and ANCHO enter a new constitutional partnership to form the Cairn Group.

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Minister “heartened” by innovative Sanctuary Homes project

Minister visits Sanctuary Scotland tenants in Glasgow.

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Five reasons to attend From Homeless to Housed 2018

From Homeless to Housed 2018, 13 December, Grassmarket Centre, Edinburgh.

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SFHA and SURF partnership continues and grows

Renewed partnership agreement will inform and influence housing-related regeneration policy and practice.

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Housing Scotland Magazine - Autumn Edition launched

Creating Vibrant Communities is one of the many themes running throughout this quarter's Housing Scotland which includes an interesting art project from Almond Housing Association to brighten up some of their tenants areas. This edition of our quarterly magazine has been launched and print versions have been sent to all of our members and associates. 

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