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Sally Thomas The continued roll-out of Universal Credit will have “catastrophic consequences” for some of the most vulnerable in society as well as undermine the sustainability of housing associations, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.

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New SFHA chair Gerry O'Sullivan (centre) alongside the Board directors The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has announced the election of its new chair, at a Board meeting following its AGM on Wednesday.

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A group of 24 Scottish charities have come together to urge the UK government to stop the roll-out of the Universal Credit system in Scotland. A major change the benefits system, Universal Credit replaces six existing benefits with one, and is designed to make the benefits process easier. The govern

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With just under a month to go until Scottish Housing Day, the organisers behind the event are encouraging as many housing organisations as possible to get involved and consider hosting an event to raise public awareness of housing options and the great work people in housing do. Building on the succ

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Young people and private renters are disproportionately affected by a “terrible shortage” of affordable homes in Scotland, according to a new report. Figures from Shelter Scotland’s ‘Impact Report’ have highlighted that a shortage of affordable homes, welfare reform and stagnant wages have

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Sheenagh Simpson The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has announced the appointment of Sheenagh Simpson to its public affairs team as a policy lead (maternity cover).

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Di Alexander As the Scottish Government prepares to begin a consultation in to fuel poverty, a new strategy has been drafted which could be adopted by the Rural & Islands Housing Associations Forum (RIHAF) and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has stressed the need to retain a focus on implementing the target of 50,000 affordable homes as an important part of the solution to tackling homelessness in Scotland. Responding to the local government and communities committee request for evi

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Annual affordable housing supply programme approvals and completions A rise in housing completions and approvals for housing associations in Scotland has been largely welcomed by the sector though calls have been made for the delivery of new homes to be improved even further.

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Scotland’s affordable housing sector has called on the new UK Parliament to work cross party to address implementation issues with welfare reform. Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she will be seeking to form a minority government with support from the Democrat Unionist Party, after the Co

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