The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) has announced that zero carbon buildings minister Patrick Harvie MSP, Glasgow City Council leader Susan Aitken, and Scottish Funding Council chairman Mike Cantlay OBE will be key speakers at its upcoming conference “Beyond Niddrie Road:
CaCHE director Professor Ken Gibb responds to the recent proposal to change the multipliers for higher band council tax properties to increase revenue for local government. A joint paper by the Scottish Government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) was released yesterday as par
Garrett Grainger, research associate at the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), discusses the steps that can be taken to help end LGBT homelessness. Scotland has an ambitious plan to end homelessness. Local authorities in Scotland have a statutory duty to secure settled accomm
Prof Ken Gibb and Dr Vikki McCall discuss the importance of accounting for housing support services, highlighting the critical role they play in supporting independent living and integrating housing with health and social care while also emphasising the challenges in defining and tracking these serv
Gareth Young, knowledge exchange and impact fellow at CaCHE’s, introduces the organisation's first Pride month campaign, as part of its ongoing equality, diversity and inclusion work. Over the course of the month, we will be highlighting research, good practice and people’s stories and e
Iain Hardie explores the impact of the UK’s Universal Credit rollout on housing insecurity, examining research findings that suggest an increase in housing problems and approaches for assistance due to the policy implementation, as well as discussing the key aspects of Universal Credit that c
The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) has published research which outlines the economic and social benefits of housing support. Commissioned by the Housing Support Enabling Unit, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, Scottish Commission for Learning Disabilities, Hanover S
A new report by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) has suggested that modern methods of development (MMD) can be a potential solution for addressing systemic housing supply problems.
A significant proportion of Romanian migrants have experienced an increase in xenophobia and racism following the Brexit vote of 2016, A recent study by a University of Glasgow-led research centre has identified.
Craig Sanderson, former chief executive of Link Housing and member of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission, addresses some key issues regarding the Scottish Government’s National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) document. He highlights the lack of attention paid to infrastructure and the need for a red
In the UK, LGBTQ+ people continue to face significant challenges when it comes to finding safe and secure housing. Despite progress in policy and legislation, discrimination and inequality persist. In this blog, CaCHE’s Knowledge Exchange and Impact Fellow, Gareth Young, gives an overvie