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  • Discrimination and The Equality and Human Rights Commission - FAQs


    age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. There are several different forms which discrimination can take including direct discrimination,

  • Housing and public policy in post devolution Scotland

    01/10/2004Policy and practice

    HOUSING AND PUBLIC POLICY IN POST-DEVOLUTION SCOTLAND 172 C h a r t e r e d I n s t i t u t e o f H o u s i n g restricted access to employment, goods and services; under-representation in senior positions in employment, in professions and in

  • Scottish Housing Matters - Spring Issue 2015 Subscription

    24/02/2015Policy and practice

    And with government backing and local authority support, we believe that institutions will invest long-term in a professionalised Scottish PRS. Ultimately, success will be measured by the benefits such significant new investment brings to Scotland.

  • CIH Cymru calls for national housing delivery plan


    CIH Cymru calls for national housing delivery plan CIH Cymru's evidence to a recent Communities Equality and Local Government inquiry called for a comprehensive approach to affordable housing delivery, using the full range of tools at our disposal.

  • Housing Studies Association conference discusses ‘housing as a site of struggle’


    How do we build houses that enable people to ‘feel at home’? Similar issues were discussed on day 2 with Peter Matthews (University of Stirling) and Lindsay McCarthy (Sheffield Hallam) exploring housing and homelessness from LGBT+ and feminist

  • Welsh Housing Review 2014 Subscription

    18/09/2014Policy and practice

    The links between domestic abuse and housing management issues are becoming clearer137 as can be seen from recent research at Bron Afon Housing on the links between, for example, domestic abuse and increased levels of arrears and antisocial

  • Time for housing to be recognised as a human right


    Time for housing to be recognised as a human right Three leading housing organisations in Wales are calling for the right to housing to be recognised in Welsh law. Tai Pawb, CIH Cymru and Shelter Cymru launched a jointly-commissioned report looking

  • Domestic abuse and housing: member briefing Subscription

    06/12/2018Policy and practice

    Review of Legislation In order to better support social landlords to protect victims of domestic abuse and strengthen their rights, CIH Scotland would like to see a review of the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981. This

  • Focus on influencing: June 2016 Subscription

    09/06/2016Policy and practice

    Sarah Davis, senior policy and practice officer, chaired our ASB event Melanie Rees, head of policy, took part in the ethical dilemmas panel for this years rising stars finalists Faye Greaves, policy and practice officer, attended a meeting with

  • CIH response to call for evidence on future work plan

    01/09/2015Policy and practice

    2.2 CIH has already submitted evidence to the Home Office1 outlining concerns with the proposed roll out of the Right to Rent across the UK, including Scotland, and we believe these concerns are still valid. In particular, we feel that a full