CIH Scotland



New guidance on Housing First published for social housing professionals

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) have launched new joint guidance for Scotland’s social housing professionals on Housing First.

Published 22 May 2019

Callum Chomczuk: Why Housing First really matters for Scotland

CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk reflects on the importance of getting Housing First right in Scotland.

Published 22 May 2019

CIH Scotland welcomes Housing to 2040 stakeholder engagement report

A report outlining stakeholder views on the wider challenges for housing to 2040 has been welcomed by CIH Scotland.

Published 21 May 2019

CIH Scotland raises concerns over government homelessness proposals

Financial support must be made available to help local authorities deal with any increase in demand for housing or support services if proposals to tackle homelessness are implemented, according to CIH Scotland.

Published 26 April 2019

New CIH study: Regulate short-term lets or risk displacement of long-term residents

The rapid growth of short-term lets such as Airbnb has been a boon to tourists and landlords, yet it could lead to the misappropriation of housing stock and displacement of long-term residents from their communities if left unregulated, new analysis from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has revealed.

Published 4 April 2019

Callum Chomczuk: UK Housing Review highlights Scottish supply challenges

In this new opinion piece, CIH Scotland’s national director Callum Chomczuk reflects on some of the Scottish findings from CIH’s UK Housing Review 2019.

Published 4 April 2019

New laws needed to remove domestic abusers from homes, says CIH Scotland

CIH Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to introduce new legislation to allow social landlords to remove domestic abusers from a domestic setting in a protection situation.

Published 27 March 2019

New partnership to build foundations for healthy housing

NHS Health Scotland has published a report on events it hosted which explored the link between good housing and health and well-being.

Published 20 March 2019

CIH Scotland responds to social security committee’s call for evidence

UK Government welfare reform measures are having a significant impact on private landlords and their tenants according to CIH Scotland.

Published 20 March 2019

Joint research project to build case for social housing investment post-2021

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), Shelter Scotland and CIH Scotland will team up to commission new research on housing supply need in Scotland post-2021.

Published 13 March 2019

New housing charter aims to enable introduction of technology enabled care

Housing organisations across Scotland are being asked to show their support for a new Technology Enabled Care in Housing Charter.

Published 13 March 2019

Delegates prepare to attend Scotland’s Housing Festival

The CIH Scotland Housing Festival takes place this week from 12-13 March at Glasgow’s SEC and will bring together around 800 delegates, speakers and exhibitors from across Scotland and beyond for two days of discussion, debate and networking.

Published 12 March 2019

Rutherglen and Cambuslang Housing Association to host charity golf day

Rutherglen and Cambuslang Housing Association will be hosting a charity golf event at Auchterarder Golf Club on May 30.

Published 7 March 2019

Workshops and survey launched into CIH Rethinking Membership project

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has launched a new project to reimagine the way it connects with and supports its members.

Published 28 February 2019

New practice guide for social landlords on allocations and suspensions launched

The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 introduced a number of changes to social housing allocations and suspensions to support greater flexibility in the system and allow landlords to tailor policies to meet local needs.

Published 27 February 2019