The extra £100 million funding announced by the Scottish Government for affordable housing during 2021–2022 has been welcomed by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA). Announced by finance secretary Kate Forbes this week, the new funding brings t
The Scottish Government’s £3.3 billion funding proposal for the next Affordable Housing Supply Programme will help to “make a real difference” to tackling housing need in Scotland, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has cautiously welcomed the funding announced for affordable housing in last week’s Scottish Budget, adding that sustaining it throughout the duration of the next parliament should deliver the homes Scotland needs. The SFHA said the govern
Significant investment in social housing will be vital if the Scottish Government wants to drive Scotland’s social and economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said ahead of tomorrow’s budget. The housing b
An alliance of more than 25 advocacy, support and housing organisations have today written to cabinet secretary for finance Kate Forbes, asking her to make social and affordable homes “the cornerstone of Scotland’s recovery” in this week’s Budget.
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the report by the Social Renewal Advisory Board, which has made recommendations for a fairer and more equal Scotland as the country prepares for its post-pandemic recovery. The SFHA has called on the Scottish Government to accept th
The First Minister's announcement this week that the current guidance regarding only carrying out essential works in homes would become law does not represent any material change for housing service providers, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA)
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its guidance for social landlords amid new Covid-19 restrictions and the 'stay at home' message issued by the Scottish Government on Monday. Following the announcement of new restrictions and the temporary lockdown now in p
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has highlighted the Scottish Government's confirmation that no updates to guidance affecting the social housing sector are planned to be published in advance of 26 December. SFHA confirmed this after it was announced that Mainland Scotland
A total of 1,057 affordable housing supply homes completed in the latest quarter, July to September 2020, an increase of 860 homes on the 197 completions in the previous quarter, April to June 2020. According to the latest statistics released by Scotland's chief statistician, there were about half t