CIH Scotland

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

CIH Scotland calls for clarity on funding for fuel poverty measures

CIH Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to be realistic and clear about the resources needed to achieve a new fuel poverty target.

Published 1 November 2018

CIH Scotland calls for holistic approach to fire safety

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.

Published 26 September 2018

Scottish Housing Day receives cross party support

All the main parties in the Scottish Parliament are backing this year’s annual Scottish Housing Day, which is taking place today.

Published 19 September 2018

Poll reveals strong public support for greater government investment in housing

There is strong public support for the Scottish Government to continue to invest in housing, an exclusive new opinion poll has revealed.

Published 18 September 2018

Callum Chomczuk replaces Annie Mauger as new CIH lead in Scotland

Callum Chomczuk has been appointed as the new national director for the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland.

Published 17 September 2018

13% of Scots believe social housing provides best choice for high quality home

The misconception that social housing is lower quality than other tenures is still held among many Scots, a new survey has revealed.

Published 17 September 2018

Blog: Asylum seekers in Scotland - what's the background to the Serco contract issues?

CIH senior policy adviser John Perry takes a more detailed look at the background to the recent Serco contract issues in relation to accommodation for asylum seekers.

Published 14 September 2018

Blog: One week to go until Scottish Housing Day 2018

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.

Published 12 September 2018