05 Feb 2021
The winners of Scotland’s annual awards for excellence in housing have been announced at a special ‘virtual’ awards ceremony on 4 February.
The CIH Scotland housing awards recognise and celebrate the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals across the sector in Scotland, and despite a hugely challenging year, this year’s awards received over 75 entries across eleven categories, including communications in a crisis, best frontline housing story and excellence in leadership.
While proceedings were a little different this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, guests were still treated to an evening of glamour, entertainment and virtual cocktail making as the following winners were announced:
Communications in a crisis award
Excellence in customer service award
Excellence in housing innovation award
Excellence in championing equality and diversity award
Working in partnership award
Excellence in professionalism award
Excellence in development for affordable housing award
Best frontline housing story
Housing team of the year award
Inspirational young professional award
Excellence in leadership award
Commenting on the award winners, CIH Scotland director Callum Chomczuk said:
“Although the past year has been a huge challenge for everyone, I’m delighted that we have still been able to come together as a sector to celebrate the incredible achievements of our 2021 award winners at our special virtual ceremony.
“As always, the standard of entries this year has been incredibly high and demonstrates the fantastic work that is happening across Scotland and I hope that all of our shortlisted entries, as well as our winners, are rightly proud of their success during this particularly difficult time.
“As the home of professional standards, we have also collated all of our winning and shortlisted entries into our annual Good Practice Compendium which can be downloaded and shared via the link below.”