08 Jan Current Vacancies CURRENT VACANCIES The Association is recruiting for the following posts which are fully funded by the Scottish Government’s Aspiring Community Fund and supported by the European Union’s European Social Fund. Community Landscaper Apprentice (four positions), 11 month contract
07 Jan Start 2019 with a free and easy Financial Health Check! How many times do we say “I'm going to start the New Year getting my finances in order” – well this year help is at hand to do just that
19 Dec Benefits and Welfare Rights Services Christmas and New year Opening Times Over the next two weeks you may receive your benefit payments early. We have compiled this leaflet as an aid to our tenants to let them know when their benefits payments are due over the festive period and the festive opening times of agencies they can contact if there are any issues. Remember if you receive your Universal Credit early you should ensure that your rent is paid first to avoid getting into arrears!
12 Dec Community Benefits Deliver Gas Sure Apprentices Community Benefits Deliver Gas Sure Apprentices
30 Nov PAY YOUR RENT BEFORE IT’S SPENT The cost of the festive season can soon add up so please remember to pay your rent!
30 Nov Extension to Common Allocations Policy Consultation. This consultation is now open until the 7th December . If you haven’t already given your views please don’t delay. Paisley Housing Association together with Renfrewshire Council and three local housing associations, has developed a draft Common Housing Allocation Policy for Renfrewshire. This will provide a joint approach to allocating Council and Housing Association homes throughout Renfrewshire.
23 Nov #RenReady You may have seen the #RenReady hashtag recently as part of the #NameOurGritters competition, which saw Renfrewshire Council name the nine machines that will keep the streets of Renfrewshire clear this winter. They reached more than a million people online with the quirky competition as it caught the imagination of the local community as they aimed to make you more aware of the work that goes on to keep Renfrewshire moving.
21 Nov Money tips to make Christmas easier It's not far away and if you've not saved up for it, so here are four festive tips on how to save your money this Christmas from Renfrewshire Council.
02 Nov Don’t Miss Out on £140 Warm Homes Discount Warm Home Discount is a scheme operated by Energy Suppliers to help those on low incomes.
29 Oct Changes to Scottish Secure Tenancy rights introduced by the Housing ( Scotland) Act 2014. PHA notifies its tenants of the changes to their Scottish Secure Tenancy rights introduced by the Housing ( Scotland) Act 2014.
24 Oct Pressure On Rents Pressure on Rents - GWSF (Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum) has produced a booklet on the challenges facing community based HAs in keeping rents and rent increases reasonable.
03 Oct Change to Renfrewshire Foodbank Opening Hours There will be an increase the opening times at Paisley Central Baptist Church Community Hall, 14 Lady Lane, Paisley, on Wednesday and Friday afternoons to 1.30-4.30. This will commence on Wednesday 3rd October.
07 Sep Best Start Grant to be available from December 2018 The Scottish Government has announced that a new Best Start Grant will be launched in December 2018 for families that are having a new child, this replaces the UK Government's Sure Start Maternity Grant and will be delivered by the new Scottish Social Security Agency.
29 Aug New Carers Allowance Supplement The Scottish Government has announced that the new Carers Allowance Supplement will start being paid between 13th September and 15th October 2018.
16 Aug Notification of changes to Renfrewshire Council's bin service. You are set to see a change to your bin collections later this year. The changes will come into effect for most of Renfrewshire in November/December this year, with Park Mains, Bargarran and North Barr areas of Erskine changing in early 2019.
13 Jun Stage 3 Medical Adaptation Funding We are happy to advise that the association has been awarded further funding for Stage 3 Medical Adaptation this financial year.