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An agreed definition of a Scottish equivalent of the Passivhaus standard which will become the minimum for all new housing in the country is to be the subject of consultation between the Scottish Government and the building industry, Patrick Harvie has confirmed. Last month, the

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CIH Scotland has highlighted the contribution that the housing sector makes in supporting people living with dementia but warned that this support is not consistent across different organisations or across housing tenures. The Scottish Government’s national conversation on dementia, launched t

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University of Glasgow housing student Nicky Imrie has received a prestigious award for her work outlining the importance of homelessness and help with housing costs as key drivers for UK housing policy change. Ms Imrie, who is studying an MSc in housing studies, was awarded the Malcolm Smith Memoria

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A new report on alternative models of rent control for Scotland has been launched by the Cross Party Group on Housing launched at a meeting in the Scottish Parliament yesterday. During the meeting, Professor Ken Gibb, director of the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), presented th

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Link Housing’s Tenant Scrutiny Panel took home the Excellence in Tenant Scrutiny award at the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland Awards 2022. The award, sponsored by the Scottish Government, is aimed at landlords and their tenants who can demonstrate excellence in working collaboratively

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CIH Scotland has welcomed new measures which increase transparency over land ownership and use, but has raised concerns over how easy it will be for some to take advantage of these new rights. The proposed Bill has the potential to enable community groups and social landlords to take advantage of ru

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The winners of the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) Scotland Housing Awards have been announced at a special ceremony at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow last night. The Scotland Housing Awards recognise the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals acr

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A group of housing organisations have written to John Swinney, the acting cabinet secretary for finance and the economy, urging the Scottish Government to prioritise the delivery of social homes in the upcoming budget. The letter to the deputy first minister was signed by Shelter Scotland, the

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Three new board members have been appointed to support the work of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) in Scotland. Kerry Clayton, governance and compliance manager at Elderpark Housing, Helen Merriman, housing services manager at East Ayrshire Council, and Paul Scott, director of operations at

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The shortlisted nominees for the Scotland Housing Awards have been announced by CIH Scotland ahead of the awards event on October 27th at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. CIH Scotland said the awards represent an opportunity to recognise, showcase, celebrate and share the "incredible and inspirati

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