Opinion

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Outlining the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations' response to the Scottish Government's Rented Sector Strategy consultation, director David Bookbinder argues that the notion of a unified rental sector is wishful thinking with little grounding in reality. At any

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National director of CIH Scotland Callum Chomczuk considers the opportunities presented by the Scottish Government's draft rented sector strategy. The Scottish Government’s proposed rented sector strategy is a welcome opportunity to improve standards and tenant experiences across both the

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Ryan Fletcher, managing director at Cullross Ltd and senior director at jmarchitects, looks at developing new homes for the future and the important role that modern methods of construction, including off-site units, are playing. I have been in and around building sites since I was a boy and ha

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Kirsty Morrison, interim CEO of Albyn Housing Society, discusses how the cost of living crisis is having an even greater impact on Highland residents who have the highest energy costs per unit in the UK. As inflation rises beyond 6%, the soaring cost of living is becoming a real crisis. Many of our

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Ashley Campbell, policy and practical manager at CIH Scotland, summarises the discussion from a recent roundtable on the skills needed to deliver net-zero emissions in housing by 2045.  The Scottish Government has committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2045 and with around 13% of

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Callum Chomczuk, national director of CIH Scotland, discusses the need to consider land supply to deliver homes and build communities across Scotland. The pandemic has taught us all the importance of having a safe, affordable place to call home, but with market trends in Scotland pointing to si

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Energy Action Scotland has commissioned the following article from independent consultant Dr Fraser Stewart on 'Under-occupancy and Fuel Poverty in Scotland' as a way of stimulating some deeper policy discussion about this increasingly important issue. Introduction

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Following recent CaCHE research exploring the housing experiences of those living in the private rented sector, Dr Adriana Mihaela Soaita contributes to the ongoing discussion around housing as a human right. There is a keen interest for the Scotland Government to set down the human right to housing

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