CIH Scotland



New CIH study: Regulate short-term lets or risk displacement of long-term residents

The rapid growth of short-term lets such as Airbnb has been a boon to tourists and landlords, yet it could lead to the misappropriation of housing stock and displacement of long-term residents from their communities if left unregulated, new analysis from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has revealed.

Published 4 April 2019

Callum Chomczuk: UK Housing Review highlights Scottish supply challenges

In this new opinion piece, CIH Scotland’s national director Callum Chomczuk reflects on some of the Scottish findings from CIH’s UK Housing Review 2019.

Published 4 April 2019

New laws needed to remove domestic abusers from homes, says CIH Scotland

CIH Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to introduce new legislation to allow social landlords to remove domestic abusers from a domestic setting in a protection situation.

Published 27 March 2019

New partnership to build foundations for healthy housing

NHS Health Scotland has published a report on events it hosted which explored the link between good housing and health and well-being.

Published 20 March 2019

CIH Scotland responds to social security committee’s call for evidence

UK Government welfare reform measures are having a significant impact on private landlords and their tenants according to CIH Scotland.

Published 20 March 2019

Joint research project to build case for social housing investment post-2021

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland and CIH Scotland will team up to commission new research on housing supply need in Scotland post-2021.

Published 13 March 2019

New housing charter aims to enable introduction of technology enabled care

Housing organisations across Scotland are being asked to show their support for a new Technology Enabled Care in Housing Charter.

Published 13 March 2019

Delegates prepare to attend Scotland’s Housing Festival

The CIH Scotland Housing Festival takes place this week from 12-13 March at Glasgow’s SEC and will bring together around 800 delegates, speakers and exhibitors from across Scotland and beyond for two days of discussion, debate and networking.

Published 12 March 2019

Rutherglen and Cambuslang Housing Association to host charity golf day

Rutherglen and Cambuslang Housing Association will be hosting a charity golf event at Auchterarder Golf Club on May 30.

Published 7 March 2019

Workshops and survey launched into CIH Rethinking Membership project

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has launched a new project to reimagine the way it connects with and supports its members.

Published 28 February 2019

New practice guide for social landlords on allocations and suspensions launched

The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 introduced a number of changes to social housing allocations and suspensions to support greater flexibility in the system and allow landlords to tailor policies to meet local needs.

Published 27 February 2019

Rise in homelessness sparks calls for housing associations to undertake assessments

Scotland’s housing sector has called for “radical change” to tackle homelessness after new figures revealed an increase in applications for homelessness assistance and households in temporary accommodation.

Published 30 January 2019

CIH Scotland becomes new Secretariat of Cross Party Housing Group

CIH Scotland has taken over the role of secretariat for the Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on Housing.

Published 10 January 2019

Blog: Why we need a bold target on fuel poverty

As the Fuel Poverty Bill continues to make its way through Parliament, CIH Scotland’s policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell reflects on the need for cross party commitment to achieve real changes.

Published 10 January 2019

Blog: When is a customer not a customer?

In this new blog for CIH Scotland, Linda Moir, former director of customer service at Virgin Atlantic and head of event services at the London 2012 Olympic Games, talks about the importance of delivering excellent customer service in your organisation.

Published 10 January 2019