Ahead of yesterday’s statement in the Scottish Parliament, social security minister Jeane Freeman blogs about how the Scottish Government will deliver its new social security system. Last week we marked the 20th anniversary of the devolution referendum.
Euan Revell Euan Revell, senior architectural designer at planning and design consultancy Barton Willmore in Edinburgh, says today all eyes are on digital design.
Ellie Hutchinson Shelter Scotland’s private renting project manager, Ellie Hutchinson, invites people to attend the charity’s first conference for renters in Glasgow.
Far From Fixed campaigners in Edinburgh Shelter Scotland’s Fiona King on the housing wins within this week’s Programme for Government.
Ashley Campbell First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has set out the Programme for Government for 2017/18. A wide ranging set of 16 Bills covering everything from education to the economy and the environment. There were also some promising statements on housing, homelessness and fuel poverty – but are t
Scotland’s housing shortfall could be plugged by Build to Rent homes but opportunities as well as threats exist for the sector, says Dr John Boyle. Build to Rent (BTR), or institutional investment in the private rented sector (PRS), is now emerging as a major new way of providing housing acros
Dave Roberts Social housing specialist Dave Roberts on the important good governance steps RSLs should follow to prevent from going into high regulation.
Julie Fadden As she prepares to hand over the reins to Alison Inman, CIH speaks to Julie Fadden to find out what she’s enjoyed most about being president, her biggest achievements and her hopes for her legacy.
Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn outside the new village project The Scottish Government's Health and Social Care Integration Team describe their visit to the prototype home which is set to take its place in the Social Bite Village in Edinburgh.
David Orr If there is to be any good coming from the tragedy of Grenfell Tower, it’s that politicians, policy makers and public alike agree that we need a clear affordable housing offer for everyone, writes David Orr.
Image provided courtesy of Galson Estate Trust Shaz Morton and Andrew Prendergast from think tank and advocacy group Common Weal describe the key aspects of community-led housing and look at two initiatives in the Highlands & Islands that are putting the principles into practise.
Richard Jennings The Edinburgh Region has recently signed a City Deal that has sadly missed the mark when it comes to Placemaking, writes Castle Rock Edinvar managing director Richard Jennings.
Helen Moore Following Harry Woodward’s blog on Tuesday, Helen Moore offers her reflections on Paul Sng’s documentary Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle.
John Gallacher at the Athletes' Village development in Dalmarnock John Gallacher champions the use of mixed tenure developments to create thriving and sustainable communities as he looks back on four decades spent in the housing industry.
Harry Woodward Harry Woodward writes in a personal capacity about Paul Sng’s documentary, Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle.