Eleven housing association projects have received funding from the Scottish Government’s £1.5 million Homelessness Prevention Fund to support projects that contribute to reducing child poverty and preventing homelessness.
In a joint response to the draft Infrastructure Investment Plan, CIH Scotland, Shelter Scotland and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations have called for the Scottish Government to increase affordable housing supply levels from the current target of 50,000 homes to 53,000 homes i
Grant funding of £175K secured by Hillcrest Homes and Abertay Housing Association has been used to provide a vital lifeline for the Dundee community, funding a wide range of valuable support for those struggling as a result of COVID-19. The money, which came from the Supporting Communities Fun
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has updated its Guide to Restarting Services in light of the Scottish Government’s new Strategic Framework and COVID-19 protection levels. The guide covers the re-opening of housing offices and the resumption of services delivered to
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has released a new paper on housing with care and support provided by housing associations. Housing Scotland: Models of housing with care and support sets out existing successful community models as well as key
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has received clarification from the Scottish Government regarding the detail of funding announced in its £24 billion Draft Infrastructure Investment Plan (IIP) 2021–26. The IIP includes plans to invest over £2.8bn in
The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has agreed to consider the need for further communication or guidance for housing providers on service delivery, in light of recent announcements from the First Minister. Providing an update on the group's latest meeting, the Scottish Federa
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has found that as more tenants claim Universal Credit, the greater the share of arrears is among Universal Credit claimants. Its report on the impact of Universal Credit on arrears is based on 18 months of survey returns from members o
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and HACT have created a social value toolkit that gives housing associations and co-operatives the practical resources they need to measure, demonstrate and increase the social value impact of their work in communities. Andrew van Doorn, H
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has announced the results of its 2020 board elections and welcomed a new chair after Gerry O’Sullivan stepped down from the role after three years. Two members of the board registered an interest in the position of chair, a ballot was cond
The Scottish Government’s £24 billion infrastructure investment plan could fall short of providing the affordable housing need facing Scotland over the next five years, a collection of housing organisations have warned.
In the run-up to the Holyrood election in May 2021, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has outlined its calls to Scotland’s political parties, with the publication of its new manifesto, Housing Scotland: Building Our Social and Economic Recovery. SFHA’s man
The Scottish Government must make investment in social housing the centrepiece of its COVID-19 recovery plan, according to a new report published to mark Scottish Housing Day. The paper, published jointly by the CIH Scotland, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland,