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Reasons For and Against Universal Basic Income

Arguments For UBI Ten Reasons to Support Basic Income Basic Income will help people rethink how and why they work - A basic income can help you do other work and reconsider old choices: it will enable you to retrain, safe in the knowledge that you’ll have enough money to maintain a decent standard [...]

The next big thing in preventing and tackling homelessness?

Dr Ligia Teixeira @ligiateixeira   Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) have announced their intention to create a new dedicated body to improve the lives of people affected by homelessness by instigating a shift in resources to evidence-based solutions. Ligia Teixeira explains why.   For the past few months I’ve been working on a project [...]

New CIH research shows impact of benefit cap on children and families

A new cap on overall benefits will have a widespread and severe impact on almost 20,000 children living in around 6,700 families across Scotland, the Chartered Institute of Housing has warned.The lower overall benefit cap comes into effect from 7th November. In Scotland and other parts of the UK outside London, it will limit the [...]

CIH Scotland submission on the future of social security in Scotland

CIH Scotland has responded to the Scottish Government's call for evidence on the future of social security in Scotland. Our response focuses mainly on the aspects which directly affect housing costs, however, we recognise that every element of the social security system needs to be successful to support Scotland's people and communities. Download [...]