Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) has named a new Perth development after the son of the previous landowner. The Crieff Road development of high-quality affordable homes will be known as Steven’s Place in memory of the son of Carol and David (Dave) Scott, a former councillor for Perth and Ki
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Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) has appointed Megan Crossan as community anchor covering projects across Dundee, Perth, Angus, and Fife. The new role is jointly funded by CHA and The Gannochy Trust which funds charities, both in Perth and Kinross and across Scotland, and provides nearly 300 high
Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) has hosted its very first women-only conference to celebrate International Women’s Day 2023. As one of Scotland’s largest Registered Social Landlords (RSLs), CHA employs 132 women, 70% of its workforce, across eight Scottish regions.
Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) has created two new roles in the key areas of climate change and frontline services. Eileen McMahon has taken on the newly formed role of climate change coordinator following three years as business improvement officer. Drawing on more than 20 years’ experie
Caledonia Housing Association has donated six digital devices to the Bellsmyre Digital Community for tenants who live in the area. The partnership will give tenants access to Caledonia’s CONNECT app which provides key services including repairs reporting, accessing rent accounts, news flashes,
Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) has unveiled its plans for a week-long, energy-saving advice programme for tenants.
Staff from across Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) rounded off 2022 with a focus on giving back to communities. With three different initiatives covering West Dunbartonshire, Perth and Dundee, the Caledonia team got to work on supporting people and families following what has been a particularly
Caledonia Housing Association (CHA) has hosted its annual staff conference with a theme of ‘Living Our Values’ featuring a selection of trusted partners from the housing industry and charity sector to provide information and support on the cost-of-living crisis and financial wellbeing. I
SHN editor Kieran Findlay finds out how the escalating energy crisis is affecting the sector and how associations are responding. Skyrocketing energy costs and inflation are directly impacting the operations of housing associations across Scotland with increased overheads forcing delays to maintenan
Back in 2020, Caledonia Housing Association carried out a comprehensive staff survey to review the impact of new working arrangements during lockdown and ensure staff are provided with the support to adapt to new practices and maintain key services for tenants. The survey was a part of the form
Jimmy Black reflects on Caledonia Housing Association's ‘agile’ staff strategy and gets misty-eyed about his old place of work in a Broughty Ferry mansion house. I came across the term “agile” when working in technology-enabled care. A bunch of expert software developers crea
Work is underway to build 67 new Caledonia Housing Association homes at Ballindean Road in the east end of Dundee. The Association’s latest development in the city will be a mix of 43 houses and 24 flats made available for affordable rent or Shared Equity sale. All the homes will come with sol
A new housing project at 68-78 Townhead in Kirkintilloch is underway to transform a vacant office building into eight high quality affordable homes available for rent from Caledonia Housing Association. This is the first restoration development of this type by Caledonia in East Dunbartonshire.
Barry Johnstone explores the new approach to agile working being adopted post-Covid at Caledonia Housing Association including a move from large offices to smaller destination sites. I was interested to read recently that even City workers in London, are not rushing back to the square mile and old w
With a perfect storm of supply chain issues impacting repairs, Caledonia Housing Association's director of assets Andrew Kilpatrick reveals why expertise, approach, and ways of working are as key as the price when selecting a contractor partner. As we embrace post-pandemic life, social landlords as