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GWSF responds to evictions report

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Social landlords can’t immunise themselves against the impact of the political and economic landscape, and this means some evictions are unavoidable, says the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations. Responding to Shelter Scotland’s …

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Succession planning being taken very seriously, says GWSF

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Community controlled housing associations are working hard to ensure that their boards are strong and fit for the future in the light of demographic and other challenges, according to a new report from Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Asso …

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Smaller associations proud of their efficiency, says GWSF

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Smaller housing associations across Scotland perform much better than larger ones on key Charter indicators, according to a new report from Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations. The report, produced for GWSF by Scotland’s Housing …

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Universal Credit arrears ‘frightening’, says GWSF

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The deliberate exclusion of social landlords from the Universal Credit system means arears levels are even worse than was originally feared, according to the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations. Submitting evidence to the Work an …

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Blog: Bedroom Tax 2 – DWP’s warped logic must be challenged

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By David Bookbinder, GWSF Director   It might seem trite to term the proposed LHA limits on social housing as ‘Bedroom Tax 2’ but it’s completely legitimate. The reasoning behind the proposed cuts (though ‘reasoning’ might be putting it generously) is …

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