The average cost of developing a new build home in Scotland has increased by as much as 21% over the life of the last Parliament, research by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has revealed.
Published 6 April 2021
The Scottish Government’s £3.3 billion funding proposal for the next Affordable Housing Supply Programme will help to “make a real difference” to tackling housing need in Scotland, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.
Published 8 February 2021
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.
Published 1 October 2020
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has released new research that examines taking a different approach to designing homes and communities.
Published 16 September 2020
Investment in the social housing sector generates economic and social benefits for Scotland and its people, including reducing poverty and homelessness, improving health, and creating jobs, a new report has found.
Published 9 September 2020
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
Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) chief executive Sally Thomas speaks ahead of today’s Scotland Excel ‘Accelerating the delivery of affordable new homes’ conference.
Published 8 October 2019
Housing alliance calls for energy efficiency budget to double to tackle fuel poverty and climate change
A report setting out a credible pathway to making all homes in Scotland zero carbon by 2045 has been published today by the Existing Homes Alliance Scotland.
Published 5 September 2019
Regular building inspections, the establishment of compulsory owners’ associations and Building Reserve Funds must be written into legislation to protect the future of Scotland’s tenement buildings, according to a new report.
Published 5 June 2019
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland and CIH Scotland will team up to commission new research on housing supply need in Scotland post-2021.
Published 13 March 2019
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) is working in partnership with Scottish Natural Heritage, Architecture and Design Scotland and the Scottish Government to support more innovative, greener designs in the housing sector.
Published 14 February 2019
The Scottish Government is to supply £826 million of funding through the 2019/20 budget to increase the supply of affordable homes.
Published 28 January 2019
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is to launch a funding call to provide an opportunity for housing associations to trial fresh ideas with new prototypes and processes for future development programmes.
Published 15 November 2018
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) have announced a new partnership which aims to use innovation to increase the affordability, sustainability, quality and supply of social housing in Scotland.
Published 19 September 2018
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Addleshaw Goddard LLP and Ryden have given their responses to a report by MSPs which contains a list of recommendations aimed at strengthening the Scottish Government’s draft Planning (Scotland) Bill.
Published 18 May 2018