With energy bills set to rise in April, housing associations and co-operatives are providing essential support to tenants struggling with bills thanks to the Scottish Government’s £2.4 million Social Housing Fuel Support Fund.
Fife Housing Group turned 25 this year and has chosen to mark the occasion by undertaking 25 acts of kindness that will benefit its tenants, communities, colleagues, local charities and the environment. Inspired by the Random Acts of Kindness Day on February 17, when people are encouraged to put som
Fife Housing Group has successfully achieved the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Platinum Accreditation. For almost three decades Investors in People has been acknowledged internationally as a leading people accreditation, assessing over 50,000 organisations in 66 different countries.
This year, Fife Housing Group launched its Giving Something Back Grants to recognise and support some of the incredible organisations doing amazing work across Fife. The grants were made possible by the generosity of contractors who joined their charitable framework, donating 2% of their invoiced co
September 15 marked Scottish Housing Day, and this year the focus was on highlighting the climate emergency and the positive steps the housing sector can take to help to address this global issue. Resident VOICES, Fife Housing Group’s scrutiny group, got together in person for the first time i
A revised agreement has been signed by Fife Council and the Fife Housing Association Alliance (FHAA) regarding the delivery of the Fife Affordable Housing Programme. Committing the partners to adopt a collaborative approach to work with private developers to deliver the Section 75 Agreement for
A partnership of Fife-based housing associations has launched the Fife Voices Housing Advocacy Project, a collaborative initiative designed to provide additional support to vulnerable tenants, promote tenancy sustainment and prevent homelessness within Fife. The project has been largely funded throu
Following a successful application to Connecting Scotland, Fife Housing Group have been awarded 150 devices to help reduce digital exclusion amongst their tenants. The Chromebooks and MiFis are being offered to support families who don't currently have a suitable device for their children to access
Recognising the additional pressures charities are facing during these uncertain times, Fife Housing Group has donated a further £5,000 to some of those providing assistance to the people most in need within their local communities. As well as topping up the donations made to Kirkcaldy Fo
The pandemic has forced us all to consider alternative ways of communicating and engaging with family, friends and colleagues and the same is true for Fife Housing Group’s Resident VOICES scrutiny panel.
Eleven housing association projects have received funding from the Scottish Government’s £1.5 million Homelessness Prevention Fund to support projects that contribute to reducing child poverty and preventing homelessness.