The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement that it has now met the previous parliament’s 50,000 affordable homes target which was delayed when the pandemic forced construction to pause.
A review of the second Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH2) is to be brought forward to commence this year for completion in 2023, the Scottish Government has confirmed. The announcement was made yesterday as part of the Scottish Government’s response to the report, Achi
Two-thirds (66%) of people in Scotland do not believe there is enough good quality low-cost housing available for rent in their local area, a new survey released today by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and conducted by YouGov has found.
The UK Government's plan to extend the Right to Buy their home to all housing association tenants in England is a "retrograde step" that could erode the supply of affordable housing, it has been warned.
Don’t miss your chance to hear from experts from the housing sector and beyond, exchange ideas with fellow delegates, and network with other sector leaders and senior staff at SFHA’s Annual Conference, Housing Scotland.
Scottish Housing Day is back for the seventh year and will take place on Wednesday 14 September 2022 with a focus on sustainable housing. The day is intended to raise awareness of challenges and successes in the housing sector and raise people’s awareness of their housing options.
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has called for urgent action from both the Scottish and UK governments to prevent worsening levels of fuel poverty amongst social housing tenants after it revealed that its members have reported a worrying increase in tenant fuel debt and
West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) welcomed minister for zero carbon buildings, active travel and tenants’ rights Patrick Harvie MSP to its landmark Passivhaus social housing development in Glasgow’s East End. The development, the largest of its kind in Glasgow, is at an ad
To deliver its ambition of giving everyone access to an affordable tenancy the Scottish Government must ensure social landlords can keep building the homes that are needed or risk pushing people into other sectors where rents are higher, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) ha
Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay are joined by Kirsty McKechnie, early warning system project manager at the Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland, and Aaron Hill, director of membership and policy at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, for a fascinating discussion on poverty and inequa
Stacey Dingwall, senior policy manager at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), discusses the limitations of the Draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4). The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has submitted its response to the Scottish Government’s consulta
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.
The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) are part of a consortium of researchers led by Heriot-Watt University which has launched a world-leading study to determine the impact of digitalised services on minority ethnic groups