Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) held its first face-to-face Annual General Meeting (AGM) since before lockdown, held on Friday 4th November 2022 at Boroughmuir Rugby Club was a huge success. At the AGM, the Federation’s convenor, Betty Stone welcomed members from across the city to the
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Edinburgh Quaker House in Victoria Terrace was the setting on what was a landmark day for Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) as it held its first face to face Member's Meeting in nearly two a half years.
Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) recently relocated to new offices and held a small gathering to celebrate the move. Staff had been working hard over a number of weeks to set up the offices and everyone is delighted with the new premises.
Edinburgh Tenants Federation’s (ETF’s) convenor Betty Stone has given evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Social Justice and Social Security Committee at the Scottish Parliament. The evidence session looked at low income and debt problems with representatives from other organisat
The Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) has released its annual report for 2020/2021 showcasing its work to represent tenants throughout the city and ensuring tenant influence in housing policy and service decisions. The primary objective of the umbrella organisation of tenants’ and residents&r
The second AGM held online by the Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) has been hailed as a great success.
'All about the money: Tenant rents, services and investments!’ was the topic of conversation at a lively Edinburgh Tenants Federation meeting held last week. The City of Edinburgh Council’s (CEC) Rent Consultation is a very important subject for Edinburgh’s tenants and as a re
Craig Sanderson: Let’s all work together to ensure there is enough truly ‘affordable’ housing in Edinburgh
Former Link chief executive and member of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission, Craig Sanderson, outlines how housing can help overcome poverty in Edinburgh. One of the most devastating causes of poverty in Edinburgh is the mushrooming cost of sustaining a secure, comfortable home to buy or rent. S
The review of the Scottish Social Housing Charter was the topic at a busy online meeting of the Edinburgh Tenants Federation, which took place on June 23. The topic holds a lot of interest for Edinburgh’s tenants and as a result, there were some interesting and lively debates.
Willowbrae and Duddingston Residents Association, which represents sheltered housing tenants on Edinburgh's Willowbrae Road, has welcomed the opening of their new summerhouse. Edinburgh Tenants Federation convenor Betty Stone officially opened the summer house on Friday 14th May 2021.
Members of the Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) attended an organisation meeting earlier this month to find out more about the City of Edinburgh Council’s new house building programme and Shelter Scotland’s social housing campaign Build Scotland’s Future. Well aware of the p
Edinburgh Tenants Federation’s (ETF’s) first online Annual General Meeting was held on November 27 and has been deemed a success. Attendees were able to hear first-hand about all the innovative work that ETF has carried out throughout the year and as both familiar and new faces were welc
Edinburgh Tenants Federation’s (ETF’s) first online virtual meeting for members held on last week received plenty of positive feedback from those who attended. The meeting entitled ‘ETF, COVID-19 and beyond’ allowed members to find out more about ETF’s activities during
Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) has expressed concern about the City of Edinburgh Council's proposed 2% rent increase and 4.79% council tax increase.
Representatives from Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) supported Challenge Poverty Week by coming together for an afternoon tea. Throughout the course of the tea, there were a number of interesting discussions relating to poverty in Edinburgh and a number of key themes were brought up, including: