FLAIR, the Federation of Local Associations in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire, is a partnership of local housing associations. FLAIR has been working together for many years and organisations participating are Barrhead HA, Bridgewater HA, Linstone HA, Paisley South HA and Williamsburgh HA.

What do we do?

Annual conference – meeting up in June each year we arrange a range of speakers and topics for discussion. the conference is attended by staff and governing body members as well as Council colleagues, and representatives from tenant groups. For information on previous FLAIR conference, see our videos on YouTube.

Training – we arrange training for staff and governing Board members, holding these sessions locally.

Share employment services – where required for areas like development services, finance, services for sheltered housing and welfare rights services. As of February 2016, we also employ a Community Regeneration Officer and share these services across FLAIR.

Employment and training opportunities – we participate in a range of training opportunities including Community Jobs fund, modern housing apprenticeships and local graduate intern programmes.

IFLAIR – a partnership of 8 local housing associations delivering a joint programme of planned and cyclical maintenance. Having jointly procured a framework agreement, we now have 18 contractors available to procure planned works. See our Investment section – procurement framework for more details.

Our latest annual Review is available in our download section.