CIH Scotland



CIH Scotland annual charity golf day raises almost £2,000

This year’s CIH Scotland charity golf tournament, hosted by 2014 winners Ore Valley Housing Association, took place at the Kinross Golf Club and was once again a huge success raising a grand total of £1,939.

Published 8 October 2015

Sector calls for 12,000 new affordable homes a year in Scotland

The level of need for affordable housing in Scotland is double what is currently being delivered, according to a new report published today by three of Scotland’s leading housing organisations.

Published 5 October 2015

Homelessness down but children in temporary accommodation up 15 per cent

The number of children in temporary accommodation in Scotland has increased by 626 in a year, official figures have shown.

Published 30 September 2015

Immigration Bill eviction measures 'should not be extended to Scotland'

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has added its voice to growing concerns over the potential impact of the UK government’s 2015 Immigration Bill on migrants living in the private rented sector.

Published 28 September 2015

Sector calls for Scottish Government to increase affordable homes target

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has called for Scotland’s affordable housing target to be increased in order to meet housing need across the country.

Published 9 September 2015

New homes on the rise as Scotland edges towards affordable housing target

The number of new homes built in Scotland has risen by nine per cent in the last year, according to official figures.

Published 8 September 2015

Blog: A challenge that we must embrace together

Housing and social security have a central role to play in the Scottish Government’s programme for government 2015-16, published this week. CIH Scotland policy and practice officer Ashley Campbell takes a look at the detail.

Published 3 September 2015

Sturgeon reveals plans for rent controls with new Private Tenancies Bill

First minister Nicola Sturgeon has laid out plans to introduce new bills to improve security for private tenants, introduce rent controls and abolish the ‘bedroom tax’ as early as possible.

Published 1 September 2015

Scottish Household Survey shows continued decline in social rented sector

An annual report into the tenure of Scottish households has renewed calls from across the sector for an “urgent need” for more affordable homes.

Published 27 August 2015

Scotland set to celebrate the work of outstanding housing professionals

The vital work that housing professionals and organisations carry out is to be celebrated at an annual awards ceremony.

Published 13 August 2015

Blog: Budget opens questions on Scottish spending priorities

CIH Scotland is considering how the Scotland Bill can be used to reflect Scottish public spending priorities, writes Annie Mauger, director of CIH’s national business units.

Published 10 July 2015

CIH Scotland asks members to help create a better social security system

CIH Scotland is seeking input from its members on how they think new powers in the Scotland Bill can improve social security in Scotland.

Published 1 July 2015

Scottish Housing Regulator welcomes new value for money report

The Scottish Housing Regulator has welcomed a new report contributing to the debate on what value for money means for tenants, social landlords and the housing sector in Scotland.

Published 29 June 2015

Report: Future tenants should be part of value for money considerations

Social landlords in Scotland should consider future tenants when analysing the value for money of what they do, according to a new report.

Published 23 June 2015