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The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF) have responded to claims that they are resistant to housing associations being included within Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation. In a blog on Scottish Housing News

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Mary Taylor After six years at the head of the organisation, Mary Taylor has announced that she will retire next year from her role as Chief Executive of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

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More people will be able to make their homes warm and water-tight through a new £10 million fund. The pilot scheme in Glasgow, Argyll and Bute and Perthshire will provide equity loans of up to £40,000 to home owners on low incomes to help them make essential repairs to leaking roofs and building s

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As fuel poverty in the Western Isles continues to climb, a report to the Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) board has highlighted the Association’s progress as it endeavours to provide tenants with the best opportunities possible to escape fuel poverty. A recent HHP study, which was funded by Cal

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Damian Green The UK government has announced that its policy to cap Local Housing Allowance (LHA) for supported accommodation will be put on ice until 2019 when the funding for Scotland will then be transferred to Holyrood.

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The good work of two housing associations has been highlighted in Parliamentary motions by MSPs ahead of a debate on housing in the Scottish Parliament today. Renfrewshire South MSP Tom Arthur congratulated Barrhead Housing Association on its 30th anniversary, praising the exceptional work in provid

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Alan Ferguson The Scottish Government’s priority for warm homes has “lit up” the Programme for Government and been welcomed across the sector.

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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.

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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

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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.

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