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Stephen Milne, director of strategic projects at CENSIS, who is involved in a £12.5 million initiative led by Blackwood Homes and Care which aims to create three ‘communities of the future’ in Glasgow, Dundee, and Moray, explores how technology and innovation could help to pav

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Fiona McLeod provides a brief overview of the changes introduced by the Scottish Government's revised code of conduct for property factors. On 14 July 2021, the Scottish Government published a revised Code of Conduct for Property Factors setting out the minimum standards to which factors should adhe

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As society resumes some of its former rhythms, people are keener than ever to embrace the benefits of local amenities. In this article, Queensberry Properties’ sales and marketing director, Hazel Davies, takes a closer look at the enduring popularity of urban living. As the UK’s vaccinat

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Ivan McKee MSP, the Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise and chair of the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum, considers the priorities for building recovery from Covid-19. The construction industry touches every part of Scotland’s economy and is vital to our future prosperi

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Michael Tornow, senior health improvement officer with Public Health Scotland (PHS), introduces ‘Healthy Housing for Scotland’ – a briefing paper published by PHS which outlines evidence for how housing impacts on health and wellbeing and makes recommendations for further res

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Having engaged in the Heat Networks (Scotland) Act since its earliest days, working with civil servants and ministers to provide the views of the renewables sector, Scottish Renewables highlights the work that was carried out and the teamwork that was necessary to achieve these wins.

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John Kerr, housing development and homelessness manager at West Dunbartonshire Council and a member of CIH Scotland’s Board, discusses what can be done to end youth homelessness in Scotland. As we emerge from the darkness of the pandemic into the ‘new normal’ most commentary is con

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Four years after the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower, BLM partner Shirley Wyles lays out the legal landscape regarding fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes. While the catastrophic blaze that ripped through Grenfell Tower in the early hours of 14 June 2017 with the loss of 72 lives is the subje

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CIH Scotland board member Paul Murphy outlines the advantages RSLs can gain by recruiting a blend of experience and raw talent onto their boards. The famous African proverb, "it takes a village to raise a child", also applies to the housing sector.

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