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Press releases

Read our latest news and access an archive of our press releases from across the UK. If you would like more information on anything you have read please contact our press team.


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CIH Scotland welcomes proposals for better standards of temporary accommodation  

Responding to the Scottish Government consultation on temporary accommodation standards, CIH Scotland has supported the proposal to improve standards of accommodation and ensure that no homeless household spends long periods of time in unsuitable accommodation.

13/08/2019

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British public tells new government: don’t stop talking about the housing crisis 

Almost three-quarters of people across Great Britain believe there’s a housing crisis – and more than half think we’re not talking about it enough, according to a new survey by Ipsos MORI for CIH.

12/08/2019

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CIH chief executive to retire at the end of November 

The chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing, Terrie Alafat CBE, today announced she will retire at the end of November. Current deputy chief executive Gavin Smart will then become CIH’s chief executive.

29/07/2019

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Regulations for short term lets must be proportionate and enforceable  

Responding to the Scottish Government’s consultation on a new regulatory framework for short term lets, CIH Scotland welcomed the proposals for a flexible system that would balance the needs of local residents and visitors. However, concerns were raised about how a new system would be monitored and enforced.

19/07/2019

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CIH Scotland welcomes consultation on strengthening fire safety in high rise domestic buildings 

Responding to the Scottish Government consultation on strengthening fire safety in high rise domestic buildings, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland has welcomed the publication of revised fire safety guidance for landlords but has called for the Scottish Government to ensure that fire safety messages for residents are clear and consistent in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017.

17/07/2019

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CIH and ITN Productions release new programme Close to Home: Housing and Communities 

The Chartered Institute of Housing and ITN Productions Industry News have co-produced a news and current affairs-style programme “Close to Home: Housing and Communities” exploring the challenges and triumphs of the housing sector today, outlining aims for the future and highlighting the partnerships that are making a real impact.

16/07/2019

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Time's up for temporary accommodation 

In this new opinion piece, originally published in the Herald, CIH Scotland's policy and practice manager Ashley Campbell examines the future of temporary accommodation in Scotland as the latest figures show that the number of households in temporary accommodation is increasing.

10/07/2019

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CIH Scotland responds to consultation on HMOs 

The Scottish Government has consulted on whether new categories should be added to the definition of a house in multiple occupation (HMO) to protect contract and transient workers from poor housing conditions.

08/07/2019

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CIH Scotland welcomes new public health body  

The establishment of Public Health Scotland presents an opportunity to refocus efforts on reducing health inequalities through prevention and partnership working.

08/07/2019

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CIH Scotland appoints new board member  

The Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland (CIH Scotland) has confirmed the appointment of Gavin Smith from Fife Council to the Scotland board.

24/06/2019

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CIH Scotland supports accelerated programme for energy efficiency 

Responding to the Scottish Government’s consultation on an Energy Efficient Scotland, a route map for improving the energy efficiency of homes and buildings across Scotland, CIH Scotland has called for the introduction of a minimum energy efficiency standard of EPC C for all homes by 2030, including owner occupied homes.

17/06/2019

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2019 CIH Scotland Excellence Awards now open for applications 

The 2019 CIH Scotland Excellence Awards, which recognise and celebrate the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals across the breadth of the sector in Scotland, are now open for applications.

11/06/2019

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Celebrating one year of Make a Stand – a great start but plenty more to do 

Make a Stand, our campaign to tackle domestic abuse in housing, has been running for a year, and so far 337 housing providers across the UK have signed its pledge.

03/06/2019

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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.

22/05/2019

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CIH Scotland comments on Housing to 2040 stakeholder engagement report 

Responding to the publication of a new stakeholder engagement report by the Scottish Government on Housing to 2040, Callum Chomczuk, national director of CIH Scotland said:

20/05/2019

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Benefit cap - Supreme Court ruling 

Responding to today’s Supreme Court ruling on the benefit cap, Chartered Institute of Housing deputy chief executive Gavin Smart called on the government to scrap the benefit cap, saying the impact it is having is “fundamentally unfair.”

15/05/2019

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CIH confirms Geraldine Howley as chair of its governing board 

The Chartered Institute of Housing has confirmed Geraldine Howley OBE, chief executive of Bradford-based Incommunities Group, as chair of its governing board.

14/05/2019

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CIH apologises for inappropriate choice of speaker at Housing 2019 conference 

A former executive director of the tenancy management organisation that was responsible for the management of Grenfell tower at the time of the fire had been included among the speakers at Housing 2019. She has now withdrawn.

03/05/2019

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CIH comments on new appeal against evictions of asylum seekers in Glasgow 

Read the latest reaction from CIH on the new appeal against the eviction of asylum seekers in Glasgow.

02/05/2019

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Financial support must be made available if homelessness proposals are implemented  

Responding to the Scottish Government consultation on proposals to suspend local authorities’ ability to make local connection referrals and remove the duty to assess for homelessness intentionality, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland has called for financial support to help local authorities deal with any increase in demand for housing or support services.

25/04/2019

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New pledge launched to help more housing organisations tackle domestic abuse 

Organisations working in the housing sector are being urged to sign up to a new pledge which aims to help tackle domestic abuse. The Make a Stand supporters’ pledge has been created by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) in partnership with Women’s Aid and the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance.

08/04/2019

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

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.

04/04/2019

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CIH Scotland responds to Scottish Government consultation on Emergency Barring Orders 

The Scottish Government should introduce new legislation to protect victims from domestic abuse and ensure abusers can be temporarily removed from a domestic setting, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland.

27/03/2019

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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.

19/03/2019

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Building the foundations for healthy housing 

Good housing is fundamental for our health and wellbeing and has an important influence on health outcomes through the effects of quality, cost, fuel poverty and the role of housing in community life.

19/03/2019

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CIH Scotland, SFHA and Shelter Scotland announce new research to build case for social housing investment post-2021 

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), and Shelter Scotland have today (Tuesday 12 March 2019) announced their intention to partner to commission new research on housing supply need in Scotland post-2021.

12/03/2019

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Scotland’s Housing Festival puts housing at the heart 

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.

12/03/2019

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New practice guide for social landlords on allocations and suspensions launched  

The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (the Act) 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.

26/02/2019

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Benefit cap having 'profound impact' on people's lives - while new analysis shows families could be missing out on vital funding 

Figures released today by the Department for Work and Pensions show that 53,000 households had their housing benefit capped at November 2018 – 74 per cent (39,000) were single-parent families, and 76 per cent of those (29,000) had at least one child aged under five.

07/02/2019

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More than 300 landlords signed up to Make a Stand against domestic abuse  

More than 300 housing organisations have signed up to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Make a Stand campaign to tackle domestic abuse in just eight months.

07/02/2019

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New international engagement research launched 

New international research examining how organisations can best engage and involve their customers and communities has been published by Scotland’s largest housing group.

04/02/2019

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Increase in homelessness applications shows need for continued investment in affordable housing supply 

New figures released today (Tuesday 29 January) by the Scottish Government show that the number of applications for homelessness assistance in Scotland has increased by 2% since 2017.

29/01/2019

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Existing Homes Alliance Scotland calls for warm homes for all  

The Existing Homes Alliance Scotland (ExHAS) held an exhibition in Parliament this week to highlight the issues of energy efficiency and fuel poverty.

24/01/2019

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CIH Scotland becomes new Secretariat of Cross Party Housing Group 

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland is pleased to announce that it has recently taken over the role of Secretariat for Holyrood’s Cross Party Group on Housing.

08/01/2019

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CIH Scotland Responds to the Scottish Housing Regulator’s consultation on a new Regulatory Framework  

The Scottish Housing Regulator’s consultation on a new Regulatory Framework closes today (Friday 14 December). In its response, CIH Scotland has welcomed the continued focus on openness and transparency in data collection and sharing. Supporting whistleblowing and upskilling of staff and board members should also help to ensure that issues are spotted and resolved without the need for intervention whenever possible.

14/12/2018

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CIH Scotland welcomes continued investment in housing in draft budget 

The Scottish Government has today (12 December 2018) delivered its draft Scottish budget for 2019-20 to the Scottish Parliament.

12/12/2018

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Housing’s role in tackling domestic abuse highlighted as new figures show a slight rise in incidents in Scotland  

New figures released today (Tuesday 27 November) by the Scottish Government show that the number of domestic abuse incidents recorded by Police Scotland have risen slightly in the period from 2017-18.

27/11/2018

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CIH Scotland reacts to publication of new Homelessness Action Plan 

The Scottish Government has today (Tuesday 27 November) published a new High Level Action Plan which sets out how it will tackle homelessness and improve the use of temporary accommodation in Scotland.

27/11/2018

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CIH and ITN Productions present 'Close to Home: Housing and Communities' 

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is working with ITN Productions to create a flagship industry news-style programme ‘Close to Home: Housing and Communities.’

14/11/2018

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New president and vice president take the helm at CIH 

A new presidential team has taken the helm at the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

05/11/2018

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CIH Scotland names Excellence Award winners 

The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for excellence in housing have been announced at a special awards dinner at the EICC in Edinburgh.

05/11/2018

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The Big Conversation Scotland - 22 November 

Moira Nisbet, Customer Liaison Officer at River Clyde Homes, talks about the Big Conversation event and what delegates can expect on the day.

02/11/2018

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CIH Scotland calls for clarity on funding for Fuel Poverty measures 

In its submission to the Finance and Constitution Committee on the financial memorandum of the Fuel Poverty Bill, CIH Scotland has called for the Scottish Government to be realistic and clear about the resources needed to achieve the new fuel poverty target.

01/11/2018

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New figures demonstrate 'profound impact' of lower benefit cap says CIH 

Responding to figures released today from the Department for Work and Pensions on the number of households affected by the benefit cap to August 2018, Chartered Institute of Housing chief executive Terrie Alafat CBE said: "Today’s figures show that the lower benefit cap is having a profound impact on people’s lives.

01/11/2018

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CIH comment on Autumn Budget  

In commenting on the Autumn Budget, Terrie Alafat, CBE, chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) said

29/10/2018

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CIH wins the FAB Award for Qualification of the year 2018 

The Chartered Institute of Housing is delighted to have won the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) Qualification of the year award 2018, for their Level 3 in Supporting Homeless People.

19/10/2018

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Showcasing the very best of the housing sector  

As nominations for the 2019 UK Housing Awards are now open, CIH answers some of your frequently asked questions about preparing submissions.

15/10/2018

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CIH Scotland calls for holistic approach to fire safety  

Responding to the Scottish Government’s consultation on building standards and fire safety, CIH Scotland has welcomed the review of standards and the need to ensure that recent incidents in Edinburgh, leading to the death of a school pupil, and the Grenfell fire are not repeated.

25/09/2018

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Cross party backing for Scottish Housing Day 

All the main parties in the Scottish Parliament are backing this year’s annual Scottish Housing Day, which is due to take place on Wednesday September 19th.

19/09/2018

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New poll shows strong public support for greater investment in housing  

A new opinion poll shows strong support for the Scottish Government to continue to invest in housing.

18/09/2018

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Public attitudes to social housing quality highlighted in new poll 

A poll commissioned for Scottish Housing Day shows that, despite having the most stretching standards of any type of housing, social housing is perceived as lower quality than other tenures.

14/09/2018

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Chartered Institute of Housing appoints new lead in Scotland 

A new national director has been appointed for the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland.

14/09/2018

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CIH Scotland appoints three new board members 

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland (CIH Scotland) has today (Monday 10th September) confirmed the appointment of three new board members.

10/09/2018

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Benefit freeze puts private renting out of reach for low-income tenants and risks fuelling homelessness 

• Private renters on low incomes face gaps of up to £1000 a year between housing benefit and cheapest rents. • Benefit freeze putting thousands at risk of poverty and homelessness and should be ended says CIH

29/08/2018

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Lifetime achievement award to be announced at CIH Excellence Awards  

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland has announced a new category, a lifetime achievement award, to be included in its Excellence Awards in November.

22/08/2018

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Aileen Evans wins CIH vice presidential election 

Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) members have chosen Aileen Evans as the organisation’s next vice president.

17/08/2018

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Should Scotland worry about the right to rent? 

Following the announcement from Serco that it will pause plans to evict asylum seekers from their homes in Glasgow, CIH Scotland's deputy director Callum Chomczuk revisits the issue of 'right to rent' and asks should Scotland be worried?

10/08/2018

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CIH Scotland Awards an opportunity to celebrate excellence in Scottish housing sector 

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland is looking for exemplary individuals and initiatives in Scotland’s housing sector that deserve to be celebrated at the 2018 CIH Scotland Excellence Awards.

02/08/2018

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CIH Scotland calls for more ambitious approach to improving energy efficiency and tackling fuel poverty 

CIH Scotland has called for all homes to be brought up to a minimum of EPC C by 2030.

27/07/2018

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CIH Scotland welcomes new Fuel Poverty target but calls for more ‘meaningful’ progress towards eradication 

CIH Scotland has welcomed the introduction of the Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill but has called on the Scottish Government to take action to ensure that meaningful progress is made towards eradicating fuel poverty.

27/06/2018

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2018 CIH Scotland Excellence Awards now open 

The 2018 CIH Scotland Excellence Awards, which recognise and celebrate the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals across the breadth of the sector in Scotland, are now open for applications.

18/06/2018

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Review of landlord registration application ‘a fantastic opportunity’ to raise awareness, says CIH Scotland 

In its response to the Government, the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland has called for all landlords to make clear they are complying with all of their legal obligations when applying to the landlord register and for meaningful enforcement when standards are not being met.

05/06/2018

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Save the date for Scottish Housing Day 

People and communities across Scotland are being asked to save the date for this year’s Scottish Housing Day, which will take place on Wednesday September 19th.

23/05/2018

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CIH Scotland comments on Equalities and Human Rights Commission report into housing for disabled people 

The Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has today (11th of May 2018) published a new report into the shortage of properties suitable for disabled people.

11/05/2018

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CIH Scotland calls for housing to be at the heart of any loneliness and isolation strategy 

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland has called for more innovative policies to address loneliness in Scotland, recommending that the Government continues to invest in social housing organisations to allow them to provide vital support services to their tenants and communities while keeping rents affordable.

03/05/2018

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Child poverty plan needs more focus on housing 

Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland deputy director Callum Chomczuk argues that the housing sector has a critical role to play in ending child poverty and making Scotland a country where everyone has the chance of a decent and secure life.

16/04/2018

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CIH Scotland comments on child poverty delivery plan 

The Scottish Government has announced that increasing family incomes and reducing living costs will be prioritised through the Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan.

29/03/2018

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‘No room for complacency’ in meeting 50,000 homes target as CIH Scotland publishes key trends in housing 

CIH Scotland, the professional body for Scotland’s housing sector, has warned that there should be ‘no room for complacency’ about meeting the Scottish Government’s target of delivering 50,000 new affordable homes by 2021 as it unveiled key findings from its annual UK Housing Review.

21/03/2018

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CIH Scotland welcomes Scottish Government commitment to accept interim recommendations on rough sleeping 

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has welcomed Housing Minister Kevin Stewart’s acceptance in principle of interim recommendations published by the Housing and Rough Sleeping Action Group.

07/03/2018

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Housing provision leaving wheelchair users behind 

Over 17,200 wheelchair users in Scotland do not have a suitable home, according to a major new research report, which also reveals that this unmet need is set to increase by 80% by 2024.

01/03/2018

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Housing professionals invited to submit practice examples to support revised allocations and suspensions guidance 

Professionals from across Scotland’s housing sector are being encouraged to share their experience on allocations and suspensions to support revised practice guidance currently being prepared by specialist research consultants Craigforth and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Scotland.

14/02/2018

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Scrutiny programme achievements celebrated 

A final report on the achievements of a four-year training and learning programme ‘Stepping Up to Scrutiny’ has been published by CIH Scotland

12/02/2018

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Fuel poverty campaigners call for more ambitious targets 

Housing campaigners are calling for the Scottish Government to introduce tougher targets to end fuel poverty.

01/02/2018

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New Board leadership unveiled at CIH Scotland 

CIH Scotland has begun 2018 with the appointment of a new chair and vice chair to its Board.

01/02/2018

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New guidance to help social landlords meet their obligations on allocations and suspensions 

Revised practice guidance is under development to help social landlords prepare for the implementation of new provisions on allocations and suspensions under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 over the next 12 to 18 months.

22/01/2018

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Chartered Institute of Housing makes key appointments to Scotland team 

Professional body the Chartered Institute of Housing has started 2018 by making two key appointments to its team in Scotland.

09/01/2018

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CIH Scotland welcomes housing measures in draft Scottish budget 

Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution Derek Mackay MSP has today (14 December 2017) announced the draft Scottish budget for 2018-19 to the Scottish Parliament.

14/12/2017

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New CIH guide makes case for exploring Housing First approach to tackling homelessness 

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.

21/11/2017

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New housing sector practice guide launched to support people with dementia 

A new practice guide has been launched to help housing practitioners offer suitable support to people affected by dementia.

06/11/2017

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CIH Scotland names Excellence Award winners 

The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for excellence in housing were announced at a special awards dinner at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh.

31/10/2017

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CIH Scotland welcomes Local Housing Allowance announcement 



25/10/2017

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12,000 younger Scots face up to £8.6m rent shortfall from LHA cap, new report confirms 

Around 12,000 mainstream social tenants across Scotland aged under 35 could collectively face an annual rent affordability gap of between £5.3 million and £8.6 million when a UK Government cap on housing benefit (or the housing element of Universal Credit) for social housing tenants at Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates comes into force in April 2019.

11/10/2017

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Holyrood leaders back Scottish Housing Day 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 the 21st September.

19/09/2017

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Less than one month to go to Scottish Housing Day 2017 

With just under a month to go until Scottish Housing Day, the organisers behind the event are encouraging as many housing organisations as possible to get involved and consider hosting an event to raise public awareness of housing options and the great work people in housing do.

30/08/2017

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CIH Scotland submits evidence on new Social Security Bill 

CIH Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s focus on creating a new social security system based on human rights, dignity and respect but has raised concerns about how the principles will be applied and measured.

23/08/2017

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Energy efficiency standards for private landlords should be 'more ambitious but with longer lead time' - CIH Scotland 

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland has responded to a Scottish Government consultation proposing new minimum energy efficiency standards for the private rented sector (PRS) by joining calls for these standards to be made more ambitious.

30/06/2017

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CIH Scotland comments on latest biannual homelessness statistics 

CIH Scotland has commented on the publication of new homelessness and housing options statistics for Scotland, released today (27 June 2017) by the Scottish Government.

27/06/2017

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CIH Scotland welcomes rise in new affordable housing approvals 

CIH Scotland has commented on the latest quarterly housing statistics for Scotland, published today (13 June 2017) by Scotland's Chief Statistician.

13/06/2017

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CIH Scotland Excellence Awards 2017 now open for nominations 

CIH Scotland wants you to tell us about the remarkable people you work with and celebrate the success of projects you've been working on.

09/06/2017

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CIH Scotland urges new UK Parliament to work cross party to address implementation issues with welfare reform 

CIH Scotland executive director Annie Mauger has commented on the outcome of yesterday's General Election.

09/06/2017

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Letter to the Editor: Westminster actions still have an impact on Scottish housing  

With the General Election just a few days away, CIH Scotland executive director Annie Mauger reminds voters not to forget about issues affecting Scottish housing when they head to the ballot box this week.

05/06/2017

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Congratulations on being first! 

CIH Scotland congratulates the first letting agents to complete the LETWELL programme and the associated CIH level 3 certificate in letting and managing residential property.

23/05/2017

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“21,000 Scots could face up to £22.6m rent gap from planned under 35s LHA cap” – new report 

An estimated 21,000 social tenants across Scotland aged under 35 could potentially be adversely affected by UK Government plans to cap housing benefit for social housing tenants from April 2019, collectively facing a rent affordability gap of up to £22.6 million annually. This is a key conclusion of an interim report on the impact of the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap on young people in Scotland, commissioned by the Scottish Government in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland and submitted this week to the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee. A final report exploring the potential to mitigate against the impact of LHA restrictions is due to be completed this summer.

22/05/2017

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CIH campaign to help members ensure local council candidates have a handle on housing 

CIH Scotland are urging members to take the opportunity to challenge campaigning local council election candidates on their housing priorities over the next few weeks to ensure they have a handle on housing issues specific to their area.

13/04/2017

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Getting planning system right 'crucial' to meeting 50,000 affordable homes target 

Successful reform of Scotland’s planning system will be crucial if the Scottish Government’s target of delivering 50,000 new affordable homes by the end of the current Scottish Parliament is to be met.

04/04/2017

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2017 Scottish Housing Day aims to help public make informed choices 

This year’s official Scottish Housing Day will take place on Thursday the 21st September, it has been announced.

28/03/2017

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Housing 'has critical role' in addressing dementia as new Scottish cases forecast to reach almost 20,000 by 2020 

The housing sector has a critical role to play in meeting the needs of people living with dementia as the number of individuals diagnosed with the condition annually is predicted to rise to 19,473 by 2020.

15/03/2017

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New research shows high tenant satisfaction with mid-market rent 

New research commissioned by CIH Scotland in partnership with Wheatley Group has found high levels of satisfaction among tenants living in mid-market rent properties in Scotland.

15/03/2017

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Housing Minister launches scrutiny guide for social tenants and landlords 

A best practice guide to embedding tenant scrutiny in social housing has been officially launched today (Tuesday 14th March) by Scottish Government Minister for Local Government and Housing Kevin Stewart.

14/03/2017

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Housing body adds voice to growing concerns over Universal Credit roll-out impact and costs 

The Chartered Institute of Housing in Scotland (CIH Scotland) has added its voice to growing concerns about the negative social impact and spiralling costs of implementing Universal Credit.

13/03/2017

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