Opinion

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Following the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast in which Nick Pollard and Julie McDowell share their environmental, social and governance (ESG) expertise, Jimmy Black ponders what this means for other housing associations and their boards.

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Following National Grid's announcement of the largest grid overhaul in generations, Forster Group chair John Forster shares his own commentary on the news. Last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported strong headwinds in favour of investment in renewable energy technologies across the g

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As Scotland marks Dementia Awareness Week, Ashley Campbell reflects on Scotland's new national Dementia Strategy. The Scottish Government has a long-standing commitment to support people to live well at home or in a homely setting for as long as they want to and it’s safe for them to do so.

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Lara Oyedele, president of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), is asking members to complete their equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) census. CIH is urging members to complete their EDI census to discover what their membership, and in turn, the housing profession looks like across the UK.

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Ahead of Homes for Scotland's Annual Lunch 2023 this week, chief executive Jane Wood discusses the need to build more homes. Everyone should have a place to call home and as I mark my first year as chief executive at Homes for Scotland, I have been pondering what ‘home’ means.

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Ollie Gray, business development director at Charis, provides his response to the recent story concerning carpets being ripped out of social housing, and not replaced. A recent article stated how 1.2 million people living in social housing in the UK have no carpet or flooring in their bedrooms or li

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There is no doubt that launching a Passivhaus equivalent for Scotland will drive up the operational efficiency of homes, but as Mike Stevenson, senior manager strategic markets at NorDan UK argues, we also can’t be passive about embodied carbon. There is no doubt that a proposed Scottish equiv

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Scottish Land Commissioner Lorne MacLeod reflects on the first meeting of the newly re-established Community Land Leadership Group and its aims for the future of community land ownership in Scotland. Community land ownership has long been central to Scotland’s land reform journey. The growing

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In light of the upcoming Homes for Scotland awards, architect George Buchanan explores the ways in which demand for architecture has changed in recent years and the importance of designing homes with the resident in mind. The UK has always had a fascination with homes, but in a post-Covid world, our

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City of Edinburgh Council housing convenor Councillor Jane Meagher reflects on a constructive week for the Housing, Homelessness and Fair Work Committee. Driving forward improvements to tenants’ homes is one of the most important things we need to get right as a Committee – but with high

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