Cairn Housing Association



Cairn kicks off 'Out of Office' festival for staff

Cairn Housing Group is celebrating Scottish Housing Day with the start of its inaugural Out of Office Staff Festival, which will see Cairn Housing Association and Ancho colleagues participating in a wide range of online workshops and events over the next three weeks.

Published 16 September 2020

Highland Council launches mutual exchange policy consultation

Housing partners throughout the Highlands are asking tenants to have their say on proposed changes to the mutual exchange policy.

Published 8 September 2020

Cairn Housing Group secures £10,000 SPA Community Benefits award

Cairn Housing Group will take the next big step in its digital revolution thanks to a £10,000 grant from the Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) Community Benefits Fund.

Published 30 June 2020

Don Jamieson takes the reins at Cairn

Don Jamieson has assumed the role of chair of Cairn Housing Association’s board after Michael Allan stepped down.

Published 22 June 2020

The impact of COVID on social landlords services?

How will COVID impact social landlords service provision for their tenants? Will social landlords row back and focus on core services and step away from additional services that supported tenants.

Published 8 June 2020

Learning lessons in homeless prevention

A report has been launched into a project in which four local authorities and seven housing associations, funded by the North and Islands Homelessness and Housing Options Hub and managed by Scotland’s Housing Network, explored enhanced practices in relation to section 11 notices.

Published 2 June 2020

Grassroots projects benefit from Cairn Community Fund grants

Cairn Housing Association has supported various projects within the local community during the coronavirus pandemic thanks to grants from its Cairn Community Fund. 

Published 26 May 2020

Cairn and Pentland pause partnership discussions

Partnership discussions that would have seen Pentland Housing Association homes and services transferring to Cairn Housing Association have been put on hold.

Published 23 March 2020

Cairn Crafts gets sewn up with funding boost

A craft group in Peterhead has been awarded funding from Cairn Housing Association's Community Fund to support its invaluable community knitting projects for local care homes and premature neonatal units as well as supporting personal artistic projects.

Published 11 March 2020

Cairn Housing Association pledges support to take tech into its homes

Cairn Housing Association has signed up to a collaborative initiative that aims to develop and foster new technology-based solutions to help to drive improvements in its service to tenants.

Published 10 March 2020

Cairn Housing Group named one of UK’s best employers

Cairn Housing Group is celebrating after being named once more as once as one of the best companies to work for in the UK.

Published 5 March 2020

Cairn strikes a chord with children’s music charity

An Inverness music charity has benefited from a funding boost allowing it to continue to support children in their early development through musical interactions.

Published 6 February 2020

ANCHO welcomes new chairperson and six members to voluntary board

Mary Black will lead a new-look board at ANCHO after the North Ayrshire-based housing association made a raft of new appointments.

Published 29 January 2020

Cairn Housing Association donates £900 to music charity

Music in Hospitals & Care has received £900 in funding from Cairn Housing Association to continue its work visiting hospitals, hospices, care homes, day centres, special schools and community settings to spread ‘Joy Through Live Music’.

Published 29 January 2020

Cairn Housing Association wins £38k in unpaid benefits for disabled tenants

Cairn Housing Association has transformed the lives of two chronically disabled tenants by winning them back a combined £38,000 unexpected windfall of unpaid benefits.

Published 6 January 2020