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Social Housing Resilience Group launches online collaborative learning platform

As part of its ongoing work to support social landlords through the COVID-19 crisis, the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has launched an online platform to facilitate collaborative learning and problem solving.

Published 12 June 2020

Service delivery briefing note updated by SFHA

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its COVID-19 briefing for social landlords on service delivery.

Published 12 June 2020

SFHA updates COVID-19 briefing on practical governance advice

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its COVID-19 briefing for social landlords on practical governance advice.

Published 10 June 2020

Research calls for post-2020 increase in Scottish affordable housing supply levels

The next Scottish Government has been urged to commit to delivering 53,000 affordable homes over the duration of the next parliament to reduce housing need, tackle child poverty and kick-start the country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

Published 9 June 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group working on restarting services guide for landlords

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) is working on a response on behalf of the sector to the Scottish Government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Framework for Decision Making proposals and route map, including a restarting services guide for landlords, an online space for sharing practice and ideas, and focussed discussions on key priorities including lettings and financial support for tenants.

Published 5 June 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group impact report published

A report of the outputs and outcomes delivered by the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has been published by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 29 May 2020

Sally Thomas: We will always do everything in our power to protect our members and their tenants

SFHA chief executive Sally Thomas gives her account of the amendments lodged by Andy Wightman MSP this week and the unintended impact they could have had on social landlords.

Published 22 May 2020

Scottish Government tops up Discretionary Housing Payments with extra £5m

An additional £5 million will be made available to local authorities through Discretionary Housing Payments to support tenants under severe financial pressure during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Published 22 May 2020

SFHA updates care & support and service delivery COVID-19 briefings

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its COVID-19 briefing on care & support to include interim guidance on PCR testing in care homes and the management of test positive residents and staff.

Published 20 May 2020

Scottish Procurement Alliance to host procurement webinar

The Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) is to host a free webinar tomorrow members of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) on the future of procurement.

Published 19 May 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group discusses legacy payment energy meters

Tenants’ experiences with energy suppliers including issues with legacy payment meters and with specific suppliers have been raised to the sector’s trade association thanks to the work carried out by the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG).

Published 15 May 2020

The Margaret Taylor Interview: Sally Thomas

It is almost three years since Sally Thomas left her role at Teesside-based North Star Housing Association to become chief executive of membership organisation the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA). Having spent her entire career in the English social housing sector she made the move north, she says, because she was “becoming increasingly frustrated by the financial, social and economic environment in England in terms of what social housing could do and the value it could bring”.

Published 12 May 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group discusses PPE and Regulator returns

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) is arranging access to a new national personal protective equipment (PPE) procurement option for housing associations. 

Published 11 May 2020

SFHA issues briefing note on key worker testing and allocations

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its COVID-19 briefing on service delivery to include updates on key worker testing, allocations and links to external sources.

Published 6 May 2020

SFHA provides Social Housing Resilience Group update

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has given its weekly update of the key issues discussed by the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG).

Published 1 May 2020