Mary Taylor Housing associations are working hard to meet the challenges of helping to deliver the Scottish Government’s new affordable homes target though key issues could yet stand in the way, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) will say today.
Zhan McIntyre It is “vital” for people across Scotland that a robust social security system offers help for hard-up families, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.
A new partnership has been unveiled to give housing officers across Scotland the information they need to help their tenants claim their smart meters, and start getting their gas and electricity under control. Smart Energy GB, the voice of Britain’s smart meter rollout, has announced a partnership
The right of tenants to buy their council houses in Scotland will finally come to an end this week. The Right to Buy scheme will end at midnight on Sunday, marking the end of a two-year notice period after Scottish MPs voted to abolish it.
Mary Taylor The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the commencement of several sections of the Scotland Act 2016 by the UK Government.
(from left) Willie Maben, Karen Wright, Alistair Rankine, Jim Stockard and David Stewart A US housing expert saw for himself how Dunedin Canmore is bringing a Victorian building in Edinburgh back to life as part of its drive to make homes warmer and more comfortable.
Mary Taylor The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the announcement by the Scottish Government that it has exceeded its affordable homes target by more than 10 per cent but warned that unresolved issues may impair future progress.
Mary Taylor Ahead of today’s Holyrood debate on ‘Dignity, Fairness and Respect and Disability Benefits’, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is highlighting the potentially devastating effects of little known changes to Housing Benefit by the UK government – as well as the
Megan Morrison, 19, is a housing and administration apprentice at Fyne Homes and one of the 19 young people taking part in the SFHA’s Apprentice Challenge An ambitious national plan for apprenticeships has been announced today by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and Skills De
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined a comprehensive programme for the Scottish Government including early action to prepare for new social security powers and delivering 50,000 affordable homes over the parliament. In a speech to MSPs at Holyrood yesterday, Ms Sturgeon said the next five yea
Rachael Wilson A young adult from Glasgow has told how knowing she had a place on an apprenticeship scheme gave her hope after being diagnosed with cancer.
Mary Taylor Organisations from across the housing spectrum have challenged the incumbent Scottish Government to realise their pre-election housing pledges and tackle the severe lack of homes in Scotland.
Elizabeth (Betty) Leonard, who uses Blue Triangle's service and has had a positive experience with the Better Futures framework People using a Glasgow housing support project are being given the chance to take more control to change their lives thanks to the introduction of a pioneering initiative.
Panellists during the hustings (from left) Jim Eadie, Scottish National Party; Patrick Harvie, Scottish Green Party; Jim Hume, Scottish Liberal Democrats; Alex Johnston, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party and Ken Macintosh, Scottish Labour Party CIH Scotland is keeping housing centre stage of
Nicola Barclay Scotland’s key housing and professional bodies have called for politicians to tackle the country’s housing crisis by supporting an increase in the supply of warm, sustainable homes that meet a diverse set of needs and aspirations.