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  • Mind the step: An estimation of housing need among wheelchair users in Scotland

    05/11/2012Policy and practice

    Mind the step: An estimation of housing need among wheelchair users in Scotland 17,000 wheelchair users in Scotland say they have real difficulty getting into or around their home, according to a new report from Horizon Housing Association. Produced

  • Consultation Response - Housing Adaptations: Options for Change and Improvement

    31/07/2012Policy and practice

    Consultation Response - Housing Adaptations: Options for Change and Improvement The Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland (CIH) welcomes this opportunity to respond to the Scottish Government’s Adaptations Working Group consultation. What's

  • Building for the Future: A Voluntary Regulation Code

    24/09/2012Policy and practice

    Building for the Future: A Voluntary Regulation Code   CIH welcomes the publication of the draft voluntary regulation code and the opportunity to comment upon the consultation document. We strongly believe in the role that an effective regulatory

  • How to... tackle disability related harassment

    08/06/2012Policy and practice

    How to... tackle disability related harassment According to a poll commissioned by the Disability Rights Commission, one third of disabled adults and nearly half of adults with a mental health condition do not feel safe in their locality. As the

  • Housing magazine July 2011 Subscription

    11/07/2011Policy and practice

    Housing magazine July 2011 Highlights from the CIH Annual Conference Highlights from the CIH annual congerence Resolving Ireland's unfinished housing developments Resident scrutiny delivers results for East Durham Meet the 'Rising Stars' of housing

  • Equality and diversity - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/04/2009Policy and practice

    Equality and diversity - Housing practice magazine Issue 2 This edition of housing practice provides an overview of seven different strands of diversity. It explores why these issues are important for housing and how discrimination can occur. It

  • Equality and diversity

    31/07/2012Policy and practice

    age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation the Public Sector Equality Duty requires housing providers to give “due regard” to the need to

  • The true legacy of the Paralympics

    26/10/2012News

    At the same time, a follow up report, Out in the Open , by the Equality and Human Right Commission suggests that disability hate crime in the UK has risen by 24% since 2010.  The report is cautiously optimistic in terms of partial progress around

  • Tackling disability-related harassment

    26/01/2012News

    Promotion of services and support for survivors of hate crime is well developed. Survivors of incidents have been supported to sustain their tenancy and remain living safely in their homes, for example, through the use of a sanctuary scheme, and

  • Don’t rush to hand over adaptations funding to social work and health, warns CIH Scotland

    31/07/2012News

    it shouldn’t depend on someone’s tenure, and should be made as part of a wider assessment of someone’s housing and support options.” CIH Scotland’s response also warns against making assumptions that home owners will be able to fund