The Scottish Government has surpassed its target of delivering 30,000 affordable homes in this parliamentary term thanks to a 10 per cent increase in the number of social sector homes completed in the past year, new figures have revealed.
Published 2 December 2015
Published 19 November 2015
Compered by Radio Forth’s Arlene Stuart, the awards celebrated achievements across the housing world and particularly focused on young people.
Published 18 November 2015
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has reiterated its welcome for targeted rent controls in the wake of the latest private renting statistics published by the Scottish Government today.
Published 11 November 2015
NEW Leadership and Diversity Conference
Published 4 November 2015
First minister Nicola Sturgeon has made an early election commitment to embark on a £3 billion programme to build 50,000 new affordable homes in Scotland if the SNP were to win a third term next May.
Published 15 October 2015
Attempts by the Scottish Government to provide “more security, stability and predictability” to tenants renting in the private rented sector (PRS) have been broadly welcomed, though concerns have been raised proposals may harm investment in the sector.
Published 8 October 2015
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
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
The number of children in temporary accommodation in Scotland has increased by 626 in a year, official figures have shown.
Published 30 September 2015
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
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
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
CIH Scotland Training: Reducing rent arrears by maximising housing benefit entitlement and minimising problems
Published 7 September 2015
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