Jo Richardson to campaign on homelessness during CIH presidential term

Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) president Jo Richardson has unveiled more about the presidential campaign which will run throughout her time in office as she takes up the role today.

Published 5 July 2021

University of Stirling and CIH welcome National Housing and Dementia Forum

The establishment of a National Housing and Dementia Forum by the Scottish Government is a way to ensure that every person with dementia gets the support they need, according to the University of Stirling and Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 1 July 2021

Affordable housing investment results in net growth of social housing in Scotland, finds UKHR

If the Scottish Government’s current social housing target is achieved, the net growth in Scotland’s social rented housing stock will be around 25,000 homes over the lifetime of the programme allowing for demolitions and sales, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual UK Housing Review 2021 (UKHR).

Published 29 March 2021

CIH sets new professionalism standards for housing

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has introduced a set of cross tenure professional standards setting out the knowledge, skills and behaviour which underpin the great work that housing professionals do every day.

Published 15 March 2021

Gavin Smart: The new standards of professionalism for housing

CIH’s role as the professional body is to champion the role that housing professionals play in making a difference to people's lives every day and to unite housing professionals across the whole sector. Or as we put it formally in our mission statement “to support housing professionals to create a future in which everyone has a place to call home”.

Published 15 March 2021

Govan and Clyde Valley housing associations contribute to CIH homeschooling good practice note

CIH has issued a good practice note which highlights some examples from across the UK of how housing organisations are supporting homeschooling.

Published 11 February 2021

Alliance calls for affordable housebuilding to be 'cornerstone' of Scotland’s Covid recovery

An alliance of more than 25 advocacy, support and housing organisations have today written to cabinet secretary for finance Kate Forbes, asking her to make social and affordable homes “the cornerstone of Scotland’s recovery” in this week’s Budget.

Published 26 January 2021

How the new immigration rules affect social landlords

John Perry and Sam Lister from the CIH policy team help social landlords navigate their way through the changes made to the UK's immigration rules on 1 January 2021.

Published 26 January 2021

New report highlights disconnect between housing frontline workers and CEOs

CIH president Aileen Evans has launched a new report based on research carried out by De Montfort University which highlighted a disconnect between housing frontline workers and CEOs.

Published 8 January 2021

Kingdom Housing Association hosts graduate trainee showcase

Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) held its first online graduate trainee showcase to a select group of guests from across the country and announced an expansion of the programme.

Published 2 December 2020

University of Glasgow housing studies programme re-accredited by CIH

The Housing Studies Programme at the University of Glasgow has been re-accredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) for a five year period.

Published 18 November 2020

Stirling housing student scoops top award

University of Stirling housing student Caitlin Kane has received a prestigious award after wowing industry judges with her work on housing law and policy.

Published 20 October 2020

Alan Ferguson - an appreciation by CIH

Everyone associated with CIH is saddened by the passing of our former Scotland director, Alan Ferguson. Alan personified the CIH in Scotland during 21 years in charge. His drive and enthusiasm were for dignity in social housing and for the people whose homes it provides. He was highly principled, caring, determined and great company. Among his many successes are his roles in ending the Right to Buy and the professionalisation of the housing sector in Scotland.

Published 28 August 2020

Consultation begins into draft domestic abuse policy at Blairtummock

Blairtummock Housing Association has launched a consultation into its proposed domestic abuse policy as it announced its support for the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Make a Stand campaign.

Published 8 July 2020

University of Stirling Housing Studies course celebrates 40th year with CIH reaccreditation

The University of Stirling’s Masters/Postgraduate Diploma in Housing Studies has been reaccredited by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 20 May 2020