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Extra funding of a billion pounds over the next three years is needed to address the gap of funding that exists in social care in Scotland today, MSPs heard this week. Scottish Care told the Scottish Parliament’s health and sport committee inquiry into care home sustainability that care homes are

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Maryhill staff members (from left) James Ledger, Marie Little, Cheryl Cunningham and Christopher Duff with the food collected by the entire team Staff at Maryhill Housing have delivered the perfect early Christmas present to families in need with a bumper food bank boost.

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The Scottish Government has been urged to take concerted action to eliminate fuel poverty altogether after new figures revealed that the overall level amongst Scottish households is down about four percentage points in a year, equivalent to 99,000 fewer households living in fuel poverty. Statistics

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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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Delegates at the Eydent Housing Conference Over 100 delegates from Ayrshire RSLs were joined for the third Eydent Housing Conference by colleagues from Ayrshire local authorities, as well as RSLs from Renfrewshire and Glasgow.

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and several of its members will be part of a 9,000-strong crowd that will sleep in the cold for one night in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens in aid of Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park. The mission of the event is to create a movement to er

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Sarah Boyack The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed moves to enshrine the Scottish Government’s proposed new fuel poverty target in legislation but said that more investment is required to make the ambition a reality.

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Eydent Conference at Gailes Hotel Irvine A major housing conference titled Meeting the Challenge will take place in Irvine later this month.

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The UK government has dropped proposals to impose the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap to supported housing and the wider social housing sector following widespread criticism of the policy. Due to come into force for social tenants in April 2019, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) proposals

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Scotland’s rural and island communities face unique housing challenges – so how can we ensure that we sustain these areas for future generations? Making sure rural and island areas receive a fair share of available funding for new affordable homes is a key theme for the Scottish Rural and Island

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Sarah Boyack Ahead of today’s Scottish Government debate on ‘The Roll-out of Universal Credit’, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has once again warned that the continued roll-out of the benefit will have catastrophic consequences for some of the most vulnerable in society

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An alliance of ten organisations from the planning and placemaking sector in Scotland has launched a new campaign to help influence new planning guidelines ahead of the upcoming Planning Bill. The Scottish Alliance for People and Places, which includes COSLA and the Scottish Federation of Housing As

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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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