Fife Housing Association Alliance (FHAA) was formed in 2005 and is a partnership between the four Fife based housing associations – Fife Housing Association, Kingdom Housing Association, Ore Valley Housing Association and Glen Housing Association.
FHAA is the Scottish Government and Fife Council’s preferred developer for the delivery of grant funded affordable housing in Fife. The lead developer is Kingdom HA with the ownership and management, with some projects transferring to Alliance members when the building contracts complete.
One of the undoubted successes of the FHAA is that as a result of the removal of wasteful competition the Alliance members have been able to focus their efforts on the delivery of projects and services for the communities they operate within.
The removal of competition has also allowed for a focus on a range of diversification projects aimed at generating income, economic activity and environmental improvement in ways which would not have been possible without the benefit of the FHAA.
This innovative alliance has brought together the combined strengths of all the Fife based housing associations enhancing their capacity to assist the Fife Housing Partnership deliver its Housing Strategy. The Alliance has a presence on most key partnership groups within the Fife Community Planning/Fife Housing Partnership frameworks.
The Alliance is committed to working closely with local groups, such as those listed below, to develop further strategic alliances:
– Fife Council
– NHS Fife
– Voluntary/Community Groups
– Social Enterprises
The Alliance is represented on the following networks:
– Fife Social Enterprise Network
– Green Business Fife
– Community Resources Network Scotland
– Development Trust Association Scotland
– Fife Rights Forum
– Fife Advice Partnership
– Community Energy Scotland
– Opportunities Fife
– Fife Voluntary Action
– Social Enterprise Scotland
– Healthy Heating Group
The FHAA seeks funding and support from a variety of sources including:
– People & Communities Fund
– Fairer Scotland
– Fife Council
– Coalfields Regeneration Trust
– Fife Environment Trust
– European funds
– Big Lottery
– Charitable Trusts
– Commercial Sponsorship
– Help in kind