19 Nov 2020 | Affordability and benefits | Building new homes | Climate and sustainability | Homelessness

CIH Scotland, Shelter Scotland and SFHA make joint call for an increase in funding to build 53,000 social and affordable homes

In a joint response to the draft Infrastructure Investment Plan CIH Scotland, Shelter Scotland and SFHA have called for the Scottish Government to increase affordable housing supply levels.

17 Nov 2020 | About CIH | Affordability and benefits | Regulation and legal

CIH responds to social housing white paper

We are pleased that the long-promised white paper has been published.

09 Nov 2020 | About CIH

CIH Scotland appoints new vice chair

CIH Scotland has confirmed the appointment of Gavin Smith from Fife Council as its new vice chair.

06 Nov 2020 | Homelessness | Regulation and legal

CIH joins plea to UK Government to reconsider new immigration rules targeting rough sleepers for deportation

Alongside the coalition, we are calling for the government to work with us to deliver more positive and effective alternatives

03 Nov 2020 | About CIH | Building new homes | Climate and sustainability | Regulation and legal

CIH welcomes minister’s announcement signalling substantial changes to housing policy in Northern Ireland

We welcome the announcement by the minister for communities to reconstruct whole aspects of housing policy, not least promising to reform the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

02 Nov 2020 | Health

One year from the launch of the Housing and Dementia Framework

The Housing and Dementia Framework was launched by CIH Scotland, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Alzheimer Scotland at an event on 30 October 2019.

28 Oct 2020 | About CIH

CIH Scotland welcomes new Board members

Two new Board members have been appointed to support the work of CIH in Scotland.

23 Oct 2020 | Homelessness | Regulation and legal

CIH Scotland responds to consultation on local connection referrals

The Scottish Government agreed to review the process of local connection referrals and following intial consultation in 2019, has now set out detailed proposals to suspend all referrals.

20 Oct 2020 | About CIH | Regulation and legal

CIH responds to National Statement of Expectations for Supported Housing

Today, the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has published its National Statement of Expectations for Supported Housing.

15 Oct 2020

Housing Education in Scotland – CIH Scotland publishes report on how to improve access to and uptake of housing education

CIH Scotland is calling for employers, colleges, universities, learning centres, the Scottish Government and its agencies to work together to improve access to housing education in Scotland.

12 Oct 2020 | Affordability and benefits

CIH Scotland responds to call for evidence on the impact of COVID-19

Responding to the Social Security Committee’s call for evidence on the impact of COVID-19 and what more can be done to support people in Scotland.

12 Oct 2020 | Regulation and legal

CIH Scotland welcomes regulation of short term lets

Responding to the Scottish Government's consultation on regulation of short term lets.

08 Oct 2020 | Affordability and benefits | Homelessness

Back the Bill to end Wales’s housing and homelessness crisis

All political parties in Wales are being urged to 'Back the Bill' and commit to a legal right to adequate housing in their 2021 Welsh Parliament Election manifestos.

08 Oct 2020 | Affordability and benefits | Homelessness

Cefnogi'r Bil i ddod ag argyfwng tai a digartrefedd Cymru i ben

Mae'r holl bleidiau gwleidyddol yng Nghymru'n cael eu hannog i "Gefnogi'r Bil" ac ymrwymo i hawl gyfreithiol i gartref digonol yn eu maniffestos ar gyfer Etholiad Senedd Cymru 2021.

07 Oct 2020 | Regulation and legal

CIH Scotland commends new legislative proposals to protect victims of domestic abuse

In response to the Scottish Government introducing its Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill, CIH Scotland has commended the legislation.

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