Welfare

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Link Group has been awarded an additional £40,715 to extend its Welfare Reform project until March 2017. The initiative is one of over 100 projects funded as part of the Scottish Legal Aid Board’s (SLAB) Making Advice Work (MAW) programme, which has gained an extra £6 million from the Scottish G

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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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After First Minister Nicola Sturgeon set out the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government to MSPs at Holyrood yesterday, Scottish Housing News highlights the details of interest to housing associations and the wider sector. House building

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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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CIH is in a unique position to look at how housing policy is changing across the UK. With a policy presence in each nation it can take a look at the big picture. So what’s happening, what’s different, and what’s the same? Jon Barnes takes a look at the findings of CIH’s recent briefing for m

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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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The full roll-out of Universal Credit has been delayed until at least March 2022 after the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) announced a revised timetable for the scheme. The UK government's flagship welfare reform, which replaces six current benefits with a single payment, was originally sched

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