CIH Scotland

Callum Chomczuk and John Blackwood: Why landlord loans need to be extended

CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk and John Blackwood, chief executive of the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL), argue that further support is required for private landlords, who have a significant role to play in the housing sector’s response to coronavirus.

Published 18 May 2020

Neil Clapperton: COVID-19 vs social housing?

In a guest blog for CIH Scotland, Grampian Housing Association chief executive Neil Clapperton shares what his organisation has been doing to support the current national emergency.

Published 15 May 2020

New coronavirus guidance issued for private landlords and letting agents

CIH Scotland, Homes for Good and the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) have jointly published guidance for the private rented sector on how to support tenants and protect rental income during the coronavirus outbreak.

Published 23 April 2020

CIH Scotland launches new housing guidance on domestic abuse and COVID-19

Scottish Women’s Aid (SWA) and CIH Scotland have published new guidance for social landlords to assist them in responding robustly to domestic abuse as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Published 15 April 2020

Callum Chomczuk: In our response to COVID-19, we must prioritise victims of domestic abuse

CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk makes the case for parliament and the housing sector to do more to safeguard women and children experiencing domestic abuse during the current lockdown.

Published 1 April 2020

CIH study: 50,000 affordable homes target will be ‘challenging’ to meet

There remains a real challenge for the Scottish Government and the housing sector to deliver 50,000 affordable homes by March 2021, according to new analysis from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 31 March 2020

Social Housing Resilience Group convened to tackle coronavirus

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has convened a group of key organisations in order to respond to the evolving and significant challenges which the social housing sector is experiencing as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  

Published 27 March 2020

Fife Council hosts Fuel Poverty Conference

Fife Council hosted its Fuel Poverty Conference this week, bringing partners together to help people who are struggling to pay for heat and power in their homes.

Published 12 March 2020

Scotland’s housing professionals set to come together to discuss future of housing

CIH Scotland’s Housing Festival takes place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre 3 – 4 March.

Published 2 March 2020

CIH Scotland responds to draft vision for Housing to 2040

CIH Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to maintain at least current levels of investment in affordable housing supply well beyond the current parliament.

Published 28 February 2020

Housing, fuel poverty and climate change briefing published by CIH Scotland

CIH Scotland has released the latest briefing in its Homes not Houses series.

Published 20 February 2020

Draft Budget fails to deliver financial certainty for housing post-2021

An increased allocation of funding for affordable homes and energy efficiency from yesterday’s draft Scottish budget has been welcomed by the sector, though “serious concerns” remain about the lack of financial certainty beyond March 2021.

Published 7 February 2020

CIH Scotland calls for legislative changes to protect domestic abuse victims

Legislative measures are required to improve housing outcomes for women and children experiencing domestic abuse, according to CIH Scotland.

Published 27 January 2020

North Lanarkshire Council's housing services wins hat-trick of awards at CIH Excellence Awards

North Lanarkshire Council's housing services is celebrating its hat-trick of awards for best practice and delivery of innovative projects at the CIH Scotland 2019 Excellence Awards.

Published 7 November 2019

New housing and dementia practice framework launched

With an estimated 90,000 people living with dementia in Scotland, a new practice framework aimed at improving the way that housing organisations can support people those affected was launched at an event in Edinburgh.

Published 4 November 2019