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Lucy Malarkey, founder and co-director of Positive About Inclusion, highlights why the housing sector must get better at talking about diversity to stand any chance of positive progression. As highlighted in the recent Inside Housing article, the lack of diversity at the leadership level in the sect

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Professor Ken Gibb, the director of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), shares his highlights of the last 12 months 2021 has been the second year of Covid-19 and regrettably, 2022, among other things, will be the third year. Despite the considerable background noise and in

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The crucial role that design plays in the delivery of new homes and neighbourhoods has been considered in a newly released animation that explores some of the ways in which the design quality of new development can be improved.

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Today's instalment in our COP26SHN feature highlights the pioneering retrofit of a pre-1919 tenement to Passivhaus enerPHit standards being undertaken on behalf of Southside Housing Association in Glasgow. Glasgow has around 73,000 iconic pre-1919 sandstone tenements. Their age, built form, conditio

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A new report has been published that explores temporary legislation introduced by the UK and Scottish governments to prevent the pandemic leading to a surge in evictions in both the private rented sector (PRS) and the social rented sector. 'The pandemic arrears crisis: Private landlord per

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University of Glasgow researcher Andrew Watson highlights the findings from a report, published yesterday, that explores temporary legislation introduced by the UK and Scottish governments to prevent the pandemic leading to a surge in evictions in both the private rented sector (PRS) and t

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Clyde Valley Housing Association has strengthened its board with the appointment of Ken Gibb. A professor at the University of Glasgow, Ken has a lifelong passion for the housing sector, with a specific interest in research via his work directing the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaC

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The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) has unveiled its equality, diversity and inclusion initiative. Forming a core part of its work going forward, CaCHE said the key aim of its plan is to have meaningful and engaging conversations about housing and diversity in the broa

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On 9 July 2021, the Scottish Government published a report on The Value, Incidence and Impact of Developer Contributions in Scotland. The report is an independent piece of research on Section 75 planning obligations – the equivalent of Section 106 in England – and other developer contrib

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The UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) will launch its latest report today which aims to increase understanding of how living in the private rented sector affects wellbeing. Featuring voices and experiences of 53 tenants from across the UK, 'Health and Wellbeing in t

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The first of two papers looking at ‘Health and Wellbeing in the private rented sector’ has been published by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) exploring the relationship between living in the private rented sector and subjective wellbeing. Report authors Jenni

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Housing is a human right and ensuring that every household has an adequate house is one of the key obligations on the Scottish Government and local councils but a new report published by the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO) has shown that not every household enjoys

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