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SFHA calls on Scottish Government to deliver support services for tenants in preparation for Brexit

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is calling on the Scottish Government to put measures in place to support vulnerable tenants across Scotland if there is an unplanned and disorderly Brexit and has committed to working with the government in order to deliver it.

Published 9 October 2019

Sally Thomas: Long-term investment is vital for delivering the housing Scotland needs

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) chief executive Sally Thomas speaks ahead of today’s Scotland Excel ‘Accelerating the delivery of affordable new homes’ conference.

Published 8 October 2019

SFHA, Shelter Scotland and Oxfam Scotland host film screening during Challenge Poverty Week

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland and Oxfam Scotland are hosting a screening of the film, Push, to mark this year’s Challenge Poverty Week.

Published 7 October 2019

Preventing homelessness could start at primary school

Routinely talking to primary school children about homelessness could prevent such problems later in life, according to the Homeless Network.

Published 4 October 2019

Councils and co-ops could gain new right to buy land for housing

A new law which would give councils and housing associations and co-operatives the right to buy land from developers at existing use price has been welcomed by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 25 September 2019

SFHA welcomes housing progress but warns of threat of uncertainty

New statistics which revealed a 15% increase in Scotland’s supply of new homes have been welcomed by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 25 September 2019

Right to housing must be incorporated in Scots law, according to new report

A new report calling for the incorporation of human rights legislation in Scotland so everyone has access to a safe, affordable home has been published to mark Scottish Housing Day.

Published 18 September 2019

Housing alliance calls for energy efficiency budget to double to tackle fuel poverty and climate change

A report setting out a credible pathway to making all homes in Scotland zero carbon by 2045 has been published today by the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.

Published 5 September 2019

SFHA: Programme for Government provides cause for some optimism – but doesn’t help with future planning

The Scottish Government’s Programme for Government contains a lot for social housing providers to be pleased with but they still need more information to help them plan for the future, according to SFHA chief executive, Sally Thomas.

Published 5 September 2019

Social housing sector’s ‘culture of continuous improvement’ reflected in new report

A new report from the Scottish Housing Regulator reinforces the fact social housing providers continue to provide great homes in great places, SFHA chief executive Sally Thomas has said.

Published 3 September 2019

SFHA unveils board director election results

The results of the Scottish Federation of Housing Association’s board director elections were announced this week at the federation’s AGM in Edinburgh.

Published 30 August 2019

SFHA CEO: Social housing sector ‘should be confident’ about the future

Scotland’s social housing sector can be confident about the future despite ongoing political uncertainty, SFHA chief executive Sally Thomas has said.

Published 29 August 2019

Housing providers unite to tackle leading cause of women’s homelessness

New guidance has been launched today to help social landlords and local authority housing providers offer a safer and more consistent approach to domestic abuse – the number one cause of women and children’s homelessness in Scotland.

Published 26 August 2019

SFHA challenges welfare secretary to address major social security concerns

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has challenged parliamentary under-secretary of state for welfare delivery Will Quince MP to address the “major concerns” it has regarding social security delivery.

Published 15 August 2019

Cloch looks to the future with ‘Recruit Challenge’

Cloch Housing Association hosted a very successful Recruit Challenge at Port Glasgow Schools Campus.

Published 8 August 2019