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Darren McGarvey and Ashley Duffy Rapper and best-selling author Darren McGarvey (aka Loki) is among those who will tell GWSF’s Regeneration Conference in Glasgow today about their experiences of growing up in Scotland.

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David Bookbinder The benefits and costs of installing sprinklers in social housing need to be weighed against the many other pressures on the rents tenants pay, according to the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF).

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An article painting a bleak picture of housing associations in Scotland appeared recently in Bella Caledonia and was republished on the Scottish Community Alliance website. Here the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations offers a defence of local community-controlled housing asso

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Community-based housing associations have come to the fore to ensure vulnerable people in their community were able to cope with the impact of the heavy snowfall, according to the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF). As the ‘Beast from the East’ swept over the UK br

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The Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF) and SHARE have joined forces to produce practical guidance on financial management for housing association committee members. The guidance has been produced by Gary Dalziel, formerly of Linstone Housing Association and now chief e

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Housing associations in Scotland could be subject to Freedom of Information (FOI) laws from April 2019, subject to a parliamentary vote, it has been announced. Confirming a draft order to extend coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to Registered Social Landlords yesterday, mini

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The UK government has announced significant changes to Universal Credit including scrapping the seven day waiting period before a person can apply. In the Autumn Budget announcement yesterday Chancellor Philip Hammond responded to the increasing pressure from MPs, charities and the housing sector by

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Helen Moore Landlord services provided by local community controlled housing associations outperform those of other social landlords, according to the latest Charter comparison report from the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF).

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David Bookbinder The UK government’s U-turn on imposing the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap to supported housing and the wider social housing sector is to be welcomed but we are not out of the woods yet, says David Bookbinder.

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(from left) Scottish Liberal Democrats leader Willie Rennie MSP; Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson MSP; Scottish National Party leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP; Scottish Green Party co-convener Patrick Harvie MSP; Scottish Labour shadow community minister Pauline McNeill MSP;

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