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Heat networks have not been widely adopted in the UK due to a lack of regulation and resulting lack of consumer confidence. They also require significant upfront capital costs. As Scotland is the first nation within the UK to bring out legislation in this area, Sarah-Jane McArthur and Sara

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CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk reflects on what is missing from Housing to 2040. Last month saw the publication of Housing to 2040, a 20-year strategy full of welcome ambition about the future of our sector and the role of housing in improving society at large.

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Kirsty Wells, head of Housemark Scotland, highlights why now is the perfect time for innovation in the housing sector across all of the UK's devolved nations. The world is changing faster than ever. Technological breakthroughs in areas from artificial intelligence to biotechnologies are now heraldin

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Effective marketing materials are essential for buyers to make the biggest purchase of their lives, ideally combining digital and real-world resources. Queensberry Properties’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies, explores the latest initiatives. Compared to many industries, the house bu

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Steven Tolson, who chaired the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group on Housing’s sub-group, shares his thoughts on the publication of the final vision for Housing to 2040. Back in 2019, Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Housing Group created a sub-group of experienced profession

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All In For Change bridges the gap between homelessness policy, planning and action on the ground. It includes people from across Scotland committed to ending homelessness who each bring unique knowledge to the table, either from working in the housing, social care or homelessness sectors or through

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Doug Gibson has been involved in the adoption and scaling up of Housing First through his role as programme manager for the Housing First Pathfinder. As the approach extends across most council areas in Scotland from this week, he considers how it could help end large scale homelessness for good. Wh

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Jennifer Harris, senior research associate at the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), looks at how new UK-wide research highlights examples of how services are adapting to improve access to advice and information for people living in the private rented sector. This is part of

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CIH Scotland policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell on the small changes housing associations can make to help tenants who are living with dementia. Over 90,000 people in Scotland are living with dementia and this number will increase significantly as our population continues to age. At some po

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