CIH Scotland has announced that a lifetime achievement award will be included in its Excellence Awards in November. The winner of the new category will be someone who has demonstrated true professionalism and has made a difference to the communities they have served. The lifetime achievement award i
Esther Wilson CIH Scotland chair Esther Wilson reflects on the important links between housing, health and social care and encourages housing organisations to re-examine their services to ensure that people with dementia are able to live independently at home.
Callum Chomczuk Following the announcement from Serco that it will pause plans to evict asylum seekers from their homes in Glasgow, CIH Scotland's deputy director Callum Chomczuk revisits the issue of 'right to rent' and asks should Scotland be worried?
CIH Scotland is looking for exemplary individuals and initiatives in Scotland’s housing sector that deserve to be celebrated at the 2018 CIH Scotland Excellence Awards. The awards, which aim to recognise the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals across the bre
CIH Scotland has called for all homes to be brought up to a minimum of EPC C by 2030 as a new poll revealed public backing for more investment in warmer homes. In its response to government consultations on energy efficiency, CIH Scotland has welcomed consideration of higher standards for homes in t
No more than 5% of households in Scotland should be living in fuel poverty by 2040, under a new target set out in a new bill introduced to parliament. The Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill also sets out a new definition of fuel poverty with innovative use of the UK Minim
Danielle Rowley CIH Scotland’s deputy director Callum Chomczuk caught up with Labour MP for Midlothian Danielle Rowley to find out more about the housing issues facing her constituents, and her top housing priorities as a Scottish MP.
Esther Wilson The 2018 CIH Scotland Excellence Awards, which recognise and celebrate the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals across the breadth of the sector in Scotland, are now open for applications.
Ashley Campbell The Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland (CIH Scotland) has called for all landlords to make clear they are complying with all of their legal obligations when applying to the landlord register and for meaningful enforcement when standards are not being met.
Following a re-run of day two of its annual Housing Festival, CIH Scotland’s policy and practice officer Susanne Flynn provides a short recap of the highlights. Following an untimely finish in February due to the wintry weather, CIH Scotland was pleased to be able to offer delegates a re-run of da
People and communities across Scotland are being asked to save the date for this year’s Scottish Housing Day, which will take place on Wednesday September 19th. This will be the third annual Scottish Housing Day and is led by the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland (CIH Scotland) in partnershi