Entries by Anila Ali

Environmental Services to resume on Monday 6th April

In the interests of public health and hygiene, we have reviewed our earlier decision to temporarily put a stop to our environmental services and these will resume from Monday 6th April, with some important changes to how the services will be delivered.  We feel that during these challenging times, it is important that we continue to disinfect our […]

We are here to help our residents

Association staff have been busy contacting older tenants and others that we know are in the ‘at risk’ category for Coronavirus. We want to make sure that everybody has somebody to help out – for food or medicine supplies or even just a friendly chat to keep spirits up. If you or anybody you know […]

Emergency Food Parcels

Easterhouse based community organisation, FARE, can supply emergency food packages to Shettleston residents who are in need due to illness/self isolation and have no other way of getting supplies and also to those experiencing serious financial difficulties in these difficult times. You can contact them on 771 9151 or 07799 502842.

Universal Credit – changes to how much you will get

From 6 April 2020, the government is increasing the standard allowance in Universal Credit and the basic element in Working Tax Credit for one year. Both will increase by £20 per week on top of planned annual uprating. This will apply to all new and existing Universal Credit claimants and to existing Working Tax Credit […]

Covid 19: Update from Shettleston HA on 24th March 2020

Following the UK and Scottish Government announcements last night we have now made further changes to our services to help restrict the spread of the coronavirus.  This update provides details of some significant changes to our services that have taken effect from today, including changes to our repairs services, estate services, major projects and lettings. […]

Coronavirus – Letter from CEO at Shettleston Housing Association

The following letter was sent to all tenants and factored owners on Friday 20th March: Covid – 19 and Shettleston Housing Association I hope that you and your family are as well as can be during these troubling and uncertain times. The Association would like to assure you that we are committed to maintaining services […]

Covid-19: Letter going out to all residents today

To update people on the Association’s response to the Covid-19 crisis, a letter is being sent out today to all tenants and factored owners. The situation may well change going forward and we will provide further updates on our website and via our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/shettlestonha).

Coronavirus and your benefits: some helpful information from DWP

Universal Credit: From 18/03/2020 – New claims to Universal Credit will still be made on-line. All follow up appointments will now be done over the telephone via a return call from a member of staff from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP). Nobody will have to visit the office at any stage of making […]

Coronavirus and claiming benefits

You can find some very useful and helpful information about claiming benefits amidst the coronavirus outbreak by clicking here. This page provides information for those in work and not claiming benefits, those claiming benefits, new claimants and for employers. This page is kept updated and provides links to other helpful resources too.

Coronavirus – increased disinfection during close cleaning

We have temporarily changed our close cleaning specification in order to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (covid-19). Bannisters, railings, and handrails will be sprayed with disinfectant and wiped down. Back and front door handles and hand plates will also be sprayed with disinfectant and wiped down. We will also disinfect all ledges, the […]