Housing delivery, homelessness, standards and much more - as we enter 2018, CIH Scotland policy expert Ashley Campbell explores what to look out for.
Published 18 January 2018
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has started 2018 by making two key appointments to its team in Scotland.
Published 9 January 2018
A £756 million contribution to the Scottish Government’s target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes by 2021 and an increase of £138.9m for the More Homes Programme were amongst the investment plans set out in the 2018-19 Draft Budget by finance secretary Derek Mackay.
Published 15 December 2017
To mark today’s introduction of the new Private Residential Tenancy, Ashley Campbell outlines the ramifications of the new regime.
Published 1 December 2017
A major international study into how world-class organisations engage with customers is being launched by Wheatley Group.
Published 22 November 2017
A new publication from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) explores the concept of Housing First and the principles behind it and looks at how it is being put into practice across the UK and Ireland as a one of a range of approaches to tackling homelessness.
Published 21 November 2017
Clackmannanshire Council’s housing operations manager, Jennifer Queripel, has been chosen by the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland as the 2017 winner of the Excellence in Leadership Award.
Published 9 November 2017
A new practice guide has been launched to help housing practitioners offer suitable support to people affected by dementia.
Published 6 November 2017
Morgan Anderson, a trainee in Kingdom Housing Association’s human resources department, has been selected as the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland’s Apprentice of the Year for 2017.
Published 6 November 2017
Two of Scottish Borders Housing Association's (SBHA) brightest young people received recognition at the recent Chartered Institute of Housing Excellence Awards.
Published 2 November 2017
The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for excellence in housing were announced at a special awards dinner at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh.
Published 31 October 2017
The UK government has dropped proposals to impose the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap to supported housing and the wider social housing sector following widespread criticism of the policy.
Published 26 October 2017
Around 12,000 mainstream social tenants across Scotland aged under 35 could collectively face an annual rent affordability gap of up to £8.6 million when a UK government cap on housing benefit into force, according to a new report.
Published 11 October 2017
Around 83% of Scots are satisfied with their current housing situation while 16% are not, according to an exclusive new opinion poll commissioned to coincide with Scottish Housing Day, which takes place today.
Published 21 September 2017
Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh and the leaders of all the main parties in the Scottish Parliament are backing this year’s annual Scottish Housing Day, due to take place on Thursday September 21.
Published 18 September 2017