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David Stewart As MSPs prepare to debate Scotland’s planning system at Holyrood later today, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said the forthcoming Planning Bill could provide the opportunity to solve the housing crisis and build better communities.

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Mary Taylor Last week’s announcement that tenants will have the choice of having the housing element of Universal Credit payments made directly to their housing associations and co-operatives has been welcomed by the Scottish Federation of Housing Association (SFHA) and Shelter Scotland.

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has raised concerns about the inconsistent messaging from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) following their claim the LHA cap - dubbed the Bedroom Tax 2 - will not apply to existing tenants. The DWP statement in a Herald article on 3rd

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Andrew Jackson The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has announced that Andrew Jackson has resigned from his post as head of public affairs for personal reasons.

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The level of income required to afford a socially acceptable standard of living and to participate in society is ten to thirty per cent more expensive in remote rural Scotland than elsewhere in the UK, a new study has found. The report on Minimum Income Standard for Remote Rural Scotland 2016, publi

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The Scottish Government has launched a consultation proposing the extension of Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation to RSLs in Scotland. The consultation proposes extension under Section 5 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 which would designate housing associations as ‘publ

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Housing associations and co-operatives across Scotland have shown an overwhelming act of solidarity and humanity as they pledge up to 350 homes for vulnerable families being relocated to the UK as part of the Vulnerable Person Relocation (VPR) scheme run by the UK government. A cross-sector response

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has highlighted that 241,000 more tenants in Scotland will be affected by the announcement that all social housing tenants on Universal Credit will be brought under the new Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap when it is introduced in 2019. Ministe

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With the Scottish Government committing to building 50,000 affordable homes over the lifetime of the current parliament, a conference beginning today is to discuss how Scotland’s rural and island communities can ensure that a fair share of the homes are built in their areas. The Scottish Rural and

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