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Mike Staples, chief executive at South of Scotland Community Housing (SOSCH), and Ronnie MacRae, chief executive at Communities Housing Trust (CHT), who have worked with hundreds of communities across Scotland, facilitating well over 1,000 affordable homes between them, continue their monthly series

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Victoria Blair, senior solicitor at Burness Paull, on the benefits of housebuilding and the need for more investment in the sector. On 20th May the housebuilding sector got together for the first time in over two years at the flagship Homes for Scotland lunch. While providing a chance to network and

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With a perfect storm of supply chain issues impacting repairs, Caledonia Housing Association's director of assets Andrew Kilpatrick reveals why expertise, approach, and ways of working are as key as the price when selecting a contractor partner. As we embrace post-pandemic life, social landlords as

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Caroline Heenan, The Eric Liddell Community day service manager, discusses the need for dementia-friendly societies in the UK. There are an estimated 90,000 people living with dementia in Scotland. Around 3,000 of these people will be under the age of sixty-five. Dementia Awareness Week can signific

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The delivery of 49 new homes on a former WW1 naval barracks near the Queensferry Crossing will be the biggest challenge undertaken by Lar Housing Trust, chief executive Ann Leslie explains more. Our latest acquisition has a nautical theme to it. And if you’ll forgive the pun, we have now set s

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As part of Dementia Awareness Week, CIH Scotland policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell considers the housing sector's role in supporting people to live well with dementia. We don't talk enough about ageing and dementia. Yes, it's a tricky subject, and people can be reluctant to think about how

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CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk rounds up the action from the two-day Scotland’s Housing Festival last week. After a two-year hiatus, it was great to be back last week for Scotland’s Housing Festival – our biggest get-together of housing professionals

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CaCHE director, Professor Ken Gibb, outlines plans for the next phase of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE). We are delighted to announce that the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) has been funded for another four years. The funding from ESRC and AHRC will co

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Pinsent Masons partner Katherine Metcalfe discusses the expansion of the Single Building Assessment programme. The Scottish Government’s cladding remediation programme continues to generate law reform with the announcement yesterday that the Single Building Assessment (SBS) programme

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Andrew Kubski, director of development and asset management at WSHA, believes a pioneering housing project in Glasgow can offer insights for other projects wanting to procure and develop to the Passivhaus standard. West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) is currently developing the largest

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