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Best Start Grant School Age Payment Re-Opens

School Age Payment re-opens on Monday 1 June. This payment is part of Best Start Grant and is a £250 payment made around the time a child normally starts Primary 1 to help with the costs of a child starting school. This money can be used for anything that families…

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Minister hears how Govan Housing Association and our partners are tackling Health Crisis
£200,000 from Scottish Government set to make “a big difference”

 THE Govan community has put its people first as it tackles the coronavirus health emergency, the Scottish Government was told yesterday (Thursday). Housing associations and community groups were working “flat out” to ensure isolated and vulnerable members of the community received…

New Covid-19 Fund Announced for Govan
MONEY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! £200,000 cash boost to help Govan community fight coronavirus

 A HUGE £200,000 cash boost will help fight the coronavirus locally, Govan Housing Association can reveal.

The Scottish Government has provided the massive funding as part of its nationwide effort to help communities deal with the…

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Financial Inclusion Support : Covid 19

As you will be aware, Govan Housing Association remains closed to members of the public in order to prevent the spread of Corona Virus (Covid-19).

However, our staff remains on hand to assist our tenants via telephone and e-mail.

If you are worried about paying your rent during this period…

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20th March: Letter sent to all tenants
The following letter was sent 20th of March to all tenants of Govan Housing Association. COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Due to the Coronavirus [Covid-19] outbreak, and in line with Scottish Government and NHS advice, the Association is making changes to some of our services, aimed at minimising risk to service users and…

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Rent Increase Postponed.

Due to the current circumstances of COVID-19, Govan Housing Association is postponing the 3% Rent Increase from the 28th April 2020 until 28th July 2020.  We hope during this time that this is of some assistance to our residents.

If you are having any issues with rent…

Update 23 March 2020

Our offices are now completely closed and staff are working from home. They can still be contacted on our usual numbers and by email.
We would ask that customers who have no symptoms and are not self isolating  check on their elderly neighbours to ensure…

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17th March Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
17 March – Our offices are closed

Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the importance of ensuring the health and well-being of our customers and staff is protected the Association is taking necessary steps to try and minimise the risks of this where we can.  We are continually…

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SCVO hosts event on Digital Participation in the Housing Sector

via Scottish Housing News (article here)


The Gathering is the largest free voluntary sector event in the UK, a place for people working in the sector to network, showcase what they do and learn from each other.

There were over 65 events taking part across the two days,…

Govan Housing Association hosts free community cinema event
Govan Housing Association’s community inclusion team hosted a community cinema screening which offered local tenants and the wider community the opportunity to watch two of the latest films free of charge.

Held at the Pearce Institute with technical support from Indy Cinema, tickets for the event sold out in just…