The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has convened a group of key organisations in order to respond to the evolving and significant challenges which the social housing sector is experiencing as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Emergency measures are required to ensure everyone has a safe place to call home during the coronavirus pandemic and after, according to Shelter Scotland. The charity is demanding a total ban on all evictions of any kind from any sector including social homes, privately rented homes and ti
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has published the latest in its series briefings to help housing associations and co-operatives through the coronavirus crisis. The briefing on practical governance advice covers the following topics:
Harper Macleod solicitor Kevin Sturgeon provides an update for RSLs on the latest requirements from the Scottish Housing Regulator. The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has written to all Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) in the wake of COVID-19 to assist RSLs on assessing their business continuity
Property owners are shifting from short to long term letting as coronavirus hits holiday lets, according to DJ Alexander. The property management company said it has first-hand evidence of Airbnb owners moving their properties away from holiday letting to long term letting as the tourist market coll
Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF) director David Bookbinder argues that the conversation should be moved away from rent holidays and focussed instead on the loss of income members facing housing associations and co-operatives. Firstly let’s put the ridiculous id
As a result of the coronavirus crisis, East Lothian Housing Association (ELHA) and its in-house maintenance contractor R3 have both extended their opening hours. The two have extended hours so ELHA tenants can contact R3 about repairs and use their My Home accounts to chat online to ELHA s