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Local services are the most responsive, says GWSF Charter report

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Landlord services provided by local community controlled housing associations outperform those of other social landlords, according to the latest Charter comparison report from the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations. Produced fo …

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Good riddance to the mad, bad LHA cap

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GWSF Director David Bookbinder waves goodbye to the LHA cap This week’s announcement from the Prime Minister that the LHA cap on social housing has been scrapped is hugely welcome. It was a mad, bad policy, but not all poorly thought out policies get b …

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GWSF welcomes Bill aimed at reversing the reclassification of housing associations as public bodies

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GWSF welcomes Bill aimed at reversing the reclassification of housing associations as public bodies GWSF news release 5 September 2017, for immediate use The Scottish Government’s Bill aimed at reversing the autumn 2016 reclassification of housing asso …

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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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