Cih Scotland

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CIH Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to be realistic and clear about the resources needed to achieve a new fuel poverty target. The government’s Fuel Poverty Bill sets out proposals for a new statutory target to reduce fuel poverty to no more than 5% of households in Scotland by 2040. It

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Ashley Campbell CIH Scotland has welcomed a review of fire safety standards and the need to ensure that recent incidents in Edinburgh, leading to the death of a school pupil, and the Grenfell fire are not repeated.

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All the main parties in the Scottish Parliament are backing this year’s annual Scottish Housing Day, which is taking place today. Among the events taking place across the country is a hustings at the Parliament focusing on young people’s housing issues. Panellists will include Councillor Peter B

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There is strong public support for the Scottish Government to continue to invest in housing, an exclusive new opinion poll has revealed. Commissioned to coincide with Scottish Housing Day tomorrow, the survey shows that 46% of Scots think that the government is responsible for ensuring everyone has

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The misconception that social housing is lower quality than other tenures is still held among many Scots, a new survey has revealed. A poll commissioned for Scottish Housing Day shows that, despite having the most stretching standards of any type of housing, only 13% of Scots think that social housi

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With just one week to go until Scottish Housing Day, CIH Scotland has provided a short round up of some of the key events that it has got lined up to mark the day. CIH Scotland and partners are gearing up for this year’s Scottish Housing Day which takes place in just one week’s time on Wednesday

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CIH Scotland has confirmed the appointment of three new board members. Joining the board are Sandra McLeod of River Clyde Homes, Phillip Morrison-Gale from Hjaltland Housing Association and housing consultant Graeme Hamilton. These appointments take place after the CIH AGM which will be held later t

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As CIH Scotland submits evidence to the Scottish Parliament's social security committee, policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell takes a look at some of the current problems with Universal Credit. In 2010 the Coalition Government unveiled plans that would shake the foundations of the welfare sta

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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

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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.

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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?

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