Kingdom Housing Association has been shortlisted for 16 submissions across 12 categories at the CIH Scotland Housing Awards, a record result for the organisation.
The CIH Scotland Housing Awards are the country’s annual awards for excellence and celebrate the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals across the housing sector in Scotland.
With recognition for a broad range of entries including partnership working, leadership, groundbreaking homelessness initiatives, development of affordable housing, sustainability initiatives, regeneration, and communications, Kingdom has been able to demonstrate agility and resilience while maintaining and improving services through the last 12 months.
Bill Banks, Kingdom Group Chief Executive said, “Being shortlisted for 16 submissions is a record for Kingdom, not only at the CIH Scotland Housing Awards, but for any Awards. Being shortlisted is a fantastic achievement and credit goes to everyone across the Kingdom Group for their dedication and commitment to delivering exceptional work for our customers, whether those customers are external or internal.”
Bill added, “The CIH Scotland Housing Awards attract extremely high-quality submissions from across the sector, so it’s really great to be recognised alongside our peers in Housing. At Kingdom our mission is to provide more than a home and having such a broad range of entries shortlisted shows how much work is being done by the team at Kingdom to deliver on that mission.”
Kingdom’s shortlisted entries are:
- Working in Partnership, for the Fife Voices Housing Advocacy Project and the Grange, St Andrews Joint Venture
- Excellence in Development for Affordable Housing, for Fraser Avenue, Inverkeithing and Torryburn
- Excellence in Delivering Homelessness Services, for Working out of Homelessness – Naumann Initiative Phase 2 and for the Assertive Outreach and Hunter House Service – Kingdom Group (in partnership with Fife Council)
- Excellence in Regeneration and Sustainability, for Fraser Avenue, Inverkeithing
- Housing Provider of the Year for Kingdom Housing Association
- Excellence in Communications for the marketing campaign ‘Building A Co-Housing Community’
- Net-Zero in Housing, for Kingdom’s Net-Zero Journey
- Apprentice of the Year, for Fern Barclay, Kingdom’s Health and Safety Advisor
- Outstanding Contribution to Housing, for Laurie Naumann, Kingdom’s Vice Chair
- Excellence in Leadership, for Norah Smith, Executive Director, Kingdom Support & Care
- Housing Team of the Year, for both the Tenancy Support Services Team and the Capital Investment Team
- Young Achiever in Housing, for Eilidh MacDonald, Tenant Participation Officer.
The winners will be announced at the CIH Scotland Housing Awards taking place in Glasgow on the 27th of October.