Fife Council’s Housing Services, Building Services and Business Support teams were celebrating last night after being crowned ‘Housing Team of the Year’ at a special ‘virtual’ awards ceremony at this years Chartered Institute of Housing awards.
The CIH Scotland housing awards recognise and celebrate the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals across the sector in Scotland and this year’s awards received over 75 entries across eleven categories.
Drawing on a range of skills, abilities and expertise, staff from across Fife Council services pulled together to prioritise empty properties to extend temporary accommodation and make the best use of all available properties.
Congratulating the services on their success, Cllr Judy Hamilton said: “I’m delighted that services across the council have been recognised for their commitment to providing homelessness services during these adverse and challenging times. Fife’s approach to housing allocations saw staff from Housing, Building Services and Support Services come together with a single focus of preventing a homelessness crisis.
Cllr Hamilton continued: “I Congratulate Fife Council’s Housing Service, Building Services and Business Support team for their success at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Housing Awards. Well done to everyone for their hard work and commitment to make this happen "