Cih Scotland

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CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk rounds up the action from the two-day Scotland’s Housing Festival last week. After a two-year hiatus, it was great to be back last week for Scotland’s Housing Festival – our biggest get-together of housing professionals

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CIH Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government's rented sector consultation by setting out recommendations on where changes should be made to improve housing outcomes for all tenants. Specifically, CIH Scotland calls on the government to ensure housing and home standards are equalised across

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National director of CIH Scotland Callum Chomczuk considers the opportunities presented by the Scottish Government's draft rented sector strategy. The Scottish Government’s proposed rented sector strategy is a welcome opportunity to improve standards and tenant experiences across both the

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People threatened with homelessness should be able to get help earlier, up to six months before they are forced from their homes, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and homelessness charity Crisis has found. With the Scottish Government and COSLA’s joint consultation on homelessn

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Homebuilding body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has warned that a key Scottish Government document outlining the approach to planning and development to 2045 risks making the country’s housing deficit even worse. In its submission to the consultation on National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4), HFS hig

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Ashley Campbell, policy and practical manager at CIH Scotland, summarises the discussion from a recent roundtable on the skills needed to deliver net-zero emissions in housing by 2045.  The Scottish Government has committed to reaching net-zero emissions by 2045 and with around 13% of

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Callum Chomczuk, national director of CIH Scotland, discusses the need to consider land supply to deliver homes and build communities across Scotland. The pandemic has taught us all the importance of having a safe, affordable place to call home, but with market trends in Scotland pointing to si

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CIH Scotland has appointed Indigo House to review the existing qualification and training requirements for letting agencies. As part of its brief, Indigo House will evaluate whether the existing continuous professional development (CPD) requirements for letting agents:

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CIH Scotland has announced its intention to review the existing qualification and training requirements for letting agencies. The institute is looking to appoint a researcher to evaluate whether the current continuing professional development (CPD) needs for letting agents:

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Fife Council has congratulated its very own head of housing services, John Mills, after he scooped the Excellence in Leadership Award at this year’s Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland Awards for excellence in housing. The Scotland Housing Awards recognise the creativity, passion and

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