Social Housing Resilience Group



SFHA provides weekly Social Housing Resilience Group update

The recent work of the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has been outlined in the weekly update provided by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

Published 3 July 2020

Scottish Government set to clarify position on fire safety and electrical testing deadlines

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has collected evidence regarding the ability of landlords to meet deadlines with regards to fire safety, electrical testing, and EESSH; and fed into a communication which will be sent to social landlords from the housing minister, in the near future, to clarify the Scottish Government's position.

Published 26 June 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group updates guide on restarting services

The Social Housing Resilience Group's Guide to Restarting Services has been updated to reflect recent Scottish Government announcements and guidance regarding the construction industry and workplaces.

Published 23 June 2020

Social landlord rent arrears increase by £8.5m in one month

Rent owed to Scottish social landlords rose by 5.8% during May while the number of households living in temporary accommodation also increased, according to new data from the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR).

Published 22 June 2020

SFHA provides weekly Social Housing Resilience Group update

The reconvened Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) was the subject of the latest meeting of the Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) this week.

Published 19 June 2020

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

Social Housing Resilience Group issues guide on restarting services

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) has created a guide to help social landlords restart services that have been paused due to COVID-19.

Published 11 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

Information on impact of coronavirus on social landlords published by Regulator

The Scottish Housing Regulator published a new monthly dashboard report to help understand the impact of coronavirus on social landlords and to support the work of the Social Housing Resilience Group.

Published 28 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

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 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

Housing minister meets Social Housing Resilience Group

The Social Housing Resilience Group (SHRG) was joined by housing minister Kevin Stewart last week as it continued to deal with the challenges caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 27 April 2020

Social landlords asked to provide short monthly coronavirus impact reports

The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has requested that social landlords submit a new monthly landlord information return to help build an understanding of the impact of coronavirus on landlords’ services.

Published 16 April 2020