Development of a Common Housing Allocation Policy for Renfrewshire 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.
13 Sep The Help to Save scheme Savings play an important role in helping families and individuals prepare and plan for the future. Help to Save is a new government saving scheme to support working people on low incomes to build their savings.
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.