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Margaret Burgess The Scottish Government has surpassed its target of delivering 30,000 affordable homes in this parliamentary term thanks to a 10 per cent increase in the number of social sector homes completed in the past year, new figures have revealed.

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Capacity to help deliver the Scottish Government’s new target of 50,000 social and affordable homes over between 2016 and 2020 will depend on what ministers decide to do with new build subsidy rates, according to the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF). In summer, the

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Mary Taylor Commenting on the announcement by the Scottish Government that it has exceeded its five-year target of delivering 30,000 affordable homes by March 2016, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) said that this is very welcome news, but highlighted the recent research report

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Ian Brennan, the Regulator’s director of finance & risk The Scottish Housing Regulator has stressed the key role of auditors in registered social landlords' (RSL) risk management and compliance with regulatory standards.

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(from left) Mary Taylor (chief executive of SFHA), Graeme Brown (director of Shelter Scotland) and Annie Mauger (executive director of the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland) The level of need for affordable housing in Scotland is double what is currently being delivered, according to a new

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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has called for Scotland’s affordable housing target to be increased in order to meet housing need across the country. Responding to the latest housing statistics, which show that the Scottish Government is on track to meet its five-year target

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Nile Istephan The Scotland Bill has the potential to enable social landlords to support and transform tenants’ lives though sections of the it fail to meet the “spirit or substance” of the Smith Commission, according to the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

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An annual report into the tenure of Scottish households has renewed calls from across the sector for an “urgent need” for more affordable homes. Results from the Scottish Household Survey 2014 found that the social rented sector has declined from 32 per cent of all households in 1999 to 24 per c

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Homelessness levels in Scotland could rise as part of a Scottish Government drive to crack down on overcrowded houses, charities and housing chiefs have warned. As reported in The Scotsman, the concerns have been prompted over the introduction of Overcrowding Statutory Notices (OSN) aimed at guardin

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Steve Delaney from SFHA’s board of directors presenting Kathryn Taylor with a certificate Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) modern apprentice Kathryn Taylor has successfully completed this year’s Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge.

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