CIH Scotland

CIH Scotland welcomes Moira Nisbet to its board

Caledonia Housing Association regeneration co-ordinator Moira Nisbet has joined the board at CIH Scotland.

Published 15 April 2021

Ashley Campbell: Why should the housing sector take on dementia?

CIH Scotland policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell on the small changes housing associations can make to help tenants who are living with dementia.

Published 1 April 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

Domestic Abuse Scotland Bill passed by Scottish Parliament

Legislation has been passed giving more powers to police and courts and social landlords to protect people at risk of domestic abuse.

Published 18 March 2021

#SHN20years: CIH Scotland

CIH Scotland national director Callum Chomczuk has sent his best wishes to Scottish Housing News on its 20th anniversary this month.

Published 15 March 2021

Wheatley scoops hat-trick at CIH Scotland Housing Awards

The efforts of frontline staff at Wheatley Group during the pandemic have been recognised with three honours at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland Excellence Awards.

Published 9 February 2021

CIH award celebration for Craigdale Cares

Craigdale Housing Association was thrilled to win an award for Best Frontline Story at the CIH Scotland awards, the country’s annual awards for excellence in housing.

Published 9 February 2021

Proposed £3.3bn funding for next Affordable Housing Programme welcomed

The Scottish Government’s £3.3 billion funding proposal for the next Affordable Housing Supply Programme will help to “make a real difference” to tackling housing need in Scotland, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said.

Published 8 February 2021

Kingdom Housing Association celebrates double win at CIH Scotland Housing Awards

Kingdom Housing Association (KHA) is celebrating a double win at the CIH Scotland awards, the country’s annual awards for excellence in housing, lifting the awards for Excellence in Professionalism and Excellence in Leadership.

Published 8 February 2021

'Housing Team of the Year' award goes to Fife Council

Fife Council’s Housing Services, Building Services and Business Support teams were celebrating last week after being crowned ‘Housing Team of the Year’ at a special ‘virtual’ awards ceremony at this year's CIH Scotland Housing Awards.

Published 8 February 2021

Winners revealed at CIH Scotland's 2021 housing awards

The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for excellence in housing were announced at a special ‘virtual’ awards ceremony yesterday.

Published 5 February 2021

Scottish Budget: Funding outlined for homes and regeneration but affordable housing cut condemned

Funding announced by the Scottish Government falls short of delivering the required number of affordable homes needed in Scotland and won't effectively tackle fuel poverty, housing charities have warned following yesterday's Scottish Budget.

Published 29 January 2021

Midlothian Council signs up to Housing and Dementia Framework

CIH Scotland's Housing and Dementia Framework has gained Midlothian Council as a new signatory.

Published 27 January 2021

Katy Syme: Meeting the challenges of fuel poverty and climate change

In this guest blog for CIH Scotland, Katy Syme talks about how Changeworks is supporting the housing sector to deliver on challenging targets and juggle competing priorities.

Published 21 January 2021

2021 CIH Scotland housing awards shortlist announced

CIH Scotland has announced the shortlisted nominees for the 2021 Scotland housing awards.

Published 12 January 2021