Cih Scotland

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With just a week left to apply for the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards, the organisation thought it was a good time to ask: why should you apply? Let’s get the obvious one out of the way: celebrating and recognising excellence in our sector is really important. Identifying what we do well, and shar

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With just under a month to go until Scottish Housing Day, the organisers behind the event are encouraging as many housing organisations as possible to get involved and consider hosting an event to raise public awareness of housing options and the great work people in housing do. Building on the succ

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Ashley Campbell CIH Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s focus on creating a new social security system based on human rights, dignity and respect but has raised concerns about how the principles will be applied and measured.

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The latest homelessness statistics from the Scottish Government show that, on average, a household in Scotland "became homeless every 19 minutes" last year, Shelter Scotland has said. Scottish councils received around 34,100 applications for homelessness assistance during 2016/17, 2% lower than in t

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Annual affordable housing supply programme approvals and completions A rise in housing completions and approvals for housing associations in Scotland has been largely welcomed by the sector though calls have been made for the delivery of new homes to be improved even further.

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CIH Scotland is looking for exemplary individuals and initiatives that deserve to be recognised and celebrated as its 2017 Excellence Awards opens for nominations. There are sixteen categories to choose from, which each reflect the vital work that housing organisations continue to deliver on a daily

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Scotland’s affordable housing sector has called on the new UK Parliament to work cross party to address implementation issues with welfare reform. Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she will be seeking to form a minority government with support from the Democrat Unionist Party, after the Co

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Mike Bruce In a new opinion piece for CIH Scotland, Mike Bruce, chief executive of Weslo Housing Management reflects on borrowing conditions in the Buy to Let market and its place in an ever growing private rented sector.

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Youngsters who took part in the 2015 Apprentice Challenge The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has today launched an ambitious plan to increase the amount and range of Modern Apprenticeships that are available in the country.

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An interim report on the impact of UK government plans to cap housing benefit for social housing tenants aged under 35 has concluded that 21,000 young Scots could face a rent affordability gap of up to £22.6 million annually as a result. Commissioned by the Scottish Government in conjunction with t

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Local government and housing minister, Kevin Stewart MSP, with John Blackwood (Scottish Association of Landlords), Elspeth Boyle (Landlord Accreditation Scotland), Mark Reid (CIH Scotland) and first graduates from LETWELL training programme. Photo Credit: Claire Young The first letting agents to hav

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CIH Scotland is urging members to take the opportunity to challenge campaigning local council election candidates on their housing priorities over the next few weeks to ensure they have a handle on housing issues specific to their area. With the local elections just a few weeks away, and housing a t

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