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Lorna Wilson Wheatley Group research and development manager, Lorna Wilson, has joined the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) for a one-year secondment to lead a new project on innovative thinking in the social housing sector.

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Sally Thomas Secretary of state for work and pensions Esther McVey MP will face further calls to pause Universal Credit when she appears before the Scottish Parliament’s social security committee today.

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An article painting a bleak picture of housing associations in Scotland appeared recently in Bella Caledonia and was republished on the Scottish Community Alliance website. This picture, however, is at odds with the experience of many tenants and communities across Scotland, writes the Scottish Fede

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Diane Cooper The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations’ head of business development, Diane Cooper, is to leave the SFHA after more than 10 years with the federation.

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The Existing Homes Alliance has expressed concern that the Scottish Government is weakening its plans to make Scotland's homes warm and energy efficient. The group, whose members include the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), the Alliance of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers, a

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Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotland) Bill today as it hears evidence from organisations from the country’s builders and planners. Tammy Swift-Adams, director of planning, Homes for Scotland, Jenny Hogan, deputy chief executive, Scot

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David Stewart The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has called on the Planning (Scotland) Bill to put in place a system to deliver a longer-term increased supply of affordable housing – beyond the lifetime of the current parliament.

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has responded to the Scottish Government’s Fuel Poverty Strategy consultation by calling for it to show more ambition and commit to ending fuel poverty sooner. A government consultation on proposals to set a target to reduce fuel poverty to un

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(from left) Young Queens Cross residents Charmaine Campbell, TK Maskume, Jordana Bashir, and James Mitchell help launch the new £10,000 Community Chest fund A new £10,000 fund has been set up to help lift young people in north west Glasgow out of poverty.

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(from left) Sarah Boyack, SFHA head of public affairs; John Ratcliffe, manger, Trussell Trust’s Glasgow City Centre Foodbank; and Elaine Mulgrew, SFHA head of finance and corporate services In response to the continued effects of welfare reform on some of Scotland’s poorest and most vulnerable p

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Derek Mackay A £756 million contribution to the Scottish Government’s target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes by 2021 and an increase of £138.9m for the More Homes Programme were amongst the investment plans set out in the 2018-19 Draft Budget by finance secretary Derek Mackay.

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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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