Cih Scotland

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CIH Scotland has told the Scottish Parliament that it welcomes domestic abuse and homelessness prevention contained in the proposed new Housing (Scotland) Bill but that serious questions remain over the implementation of the measures. The Scottish Parliament's Local Government, Housing and

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The Scottish Government is set to declare a national housing emergency later today. Social justice secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville will use a Holyrood debate this afternoon on Scottish Labour’s motion on the housing crisis to make the announcement.

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Efforts to boost affordable housing supply by acquiring properties to bring into use for affordable housing and help reduce homelessness will be given an £80 million uplift over the next two years, the Scottish Government has announced.

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CIH Scotland has signed an updated partnership agreement with Fife Council, setting out how the two organisations will continue to work together to promote the housing profession in Fife and develop pathways for new talent to enter the sector. The agreement, officially signed at Scotland’s Hou

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CIH Scotland, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland and Consumer Scotland have issued their responses to key government consultations on two key areas linked to the statutory target to meet net zero by 2045. The Heat in Buildings Bill, expected to be introduced later this year, would

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Young people have been urged to pursue apprenticeships in housing as the sector looks to put recruitment at the heart of its response to the challenge of Scotland’s housing crisis. As Scottish Apprenticeships Week gets underway, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and CIH Sc

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The passing of the Scottish Budget 2024/25 at Holyrood yesterday will perpetuate housing inequality across the country and limit the number of new homes coming forward across all tenures, sector body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has warned. The Budget includes more than £1.3 billion for the W

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Claims by the Scottish Government that progress is being made towards ending homelessness and building social housing look like an attempt to gaslight the Scottish public, Shelter Scotland told MSPs in Parliament yesterday. The housing charity made the claim after new figures showed local government

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An open letter published today is urging the First Minister to think again about the cuts being proposed to the 2024-25 budgets for housing and planning. The call comes the day before the Scottish Parliament votes on the draft Scottish Budget for the year ahead and follows the findings of independen

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A new Housing Professionalism Commitment that aims to encourage housing organisations to publicly demonstrate how they will support ongoing education and continuing professional development (CPD) at all levels in their organisation has been launched by CIH Scotland.

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