CIH Scotland



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

CIH Scotland responds to Regulator’s consultation on new Regulatory Framework

In its response to the Scottish Housing Regulator’s consultation on a new Regulatory Framework, CIH Scotland has welcomed the continued focus on openness and transparency in data collection and sharing.

Published 18 December 2018

Budget: Government commits £825m towards 50,000 affordable homes target

More than £825 million is to be invested in 2019-20 to deliver on the Scottish Government’s target for 50,000 affordable homes over the course of the Parliament, finance secretary Derek Mackay has announced.

Published 13 December 2018

Blog: Older people's housing in Scotland

CIH Scotland's national director Callum Chomczuk takes a look at the issue of older people's housing in Scotland and the need for more accessible housing.

Published 6 December 2018

Scottish Government puts ‘rapid rehousing’ at centre of new homelessness action plan

Rough sleeping prevention and a shift towards rapid rehousing are among the key aims of a new Scottish Government action plan to bring an end to homelessness in Scotland.

Published 28 November 2018

Dundee advice team scoops top award for fight against fuel poverty

An energy advice team that aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep housing association tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award.

Published 9 November 2018

North Lanarkshire Council toasts double housing success at national awards

Two of North Lanarkshire Council’s housing projects scooped a double at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards.

Published 9 November 2018

Sanctuary regeneration project deemed ‘excellent’ by CIH Scotland

Sanctuary’s £60 million transformation of Glasgow’s Anderston has been formally recognised with CIH Scotland’s Excellence In Regeneration award.

Published 7 November 2018

Craig Sanderson recognised for lifetime of achievement as CIH Scotland names Excellence Award winners

The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for excellence in housing were announced at a special awards dinner at the EICC in Edinburgh.

Published 5 November 2018