The four Borders-based Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) that make up the Borders Housing Network have signed a joint pledge to take decisive action against domestic abuse. The chief executives of Berwickshire, Eildon, Scottish Borders, and Waverley met on 21 November to restate their commitme
New Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) president Lara Oyedele has unveiled more about her presidential campaign which seeks to raise awareness of the importance of racial diversity within the leadership of the housing sector. Drawing on Lara’s lived experience as a black woman in t
Sector bodies for the not-for-profit social housing sector across the UK have written to new Prime Minister Liz Truss to express their escalating concern over the impact that rising living costs are having on residents and housing providers, urging her to provide prompt and targeted support. The let
Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) members have chosen Jill Haley FCIH as the organisation’s next vice president after a closely fought election period. A senior housing professional and former CEO, Ms Haley received over 40% of the votes cast during the close-run election with fellow c
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is publishing a series of bulletins to provide an up-to-date synopsis of the latest research and data on how the cost-of-living crisis is affecting housing and social housing tenants. The first bulletin, launched in June 2022, looked at how the crisis is grow
The shortlists for the Women in Housing and Housing Heroes Awards have been confirmed, with Lesley Baird from TPAS Scotland in the running at both ceremonies. Ms Baird has been shortlisted for Woman of the Year and Inspirational Leader of the Year at the respective awards.
A key resource for housing professionals, leaders and policymakers across the public and private housing sectors in the UK has now been published. The UK Housing Review brings together the most important housing statistics for England (and its regions), Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland &nda
The Right to Buy in England has become a strategic failure and, unless reconsidered, will continue to generate uneven spatial and social impacts, contributing to social disadvantage and exacerbating inequalities, according to new research.
A lack of clear government strategies and insufficient financial incentives are undermining progress on decarbonisation in the residential sector, the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) upcoming 2022 UK Housing Review has revealed. The UK has the oldest housing stock in Europe. One in five
Social housing residents in England will be better protected as part of a review to ensure they are listened to, according to Eddie Hughes, minister for rough sleeping and housing in England. The review on qualifications and professional training will drive up standards by making sure social housing
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has appointed Rachael Williamson as its new head of policy and external affairs. Ms Williamson brings with her a strong mix of central government and charity experience, having worked at the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), Cabinet
University of Glasgow housing student Evie Copland has received a prestigious award after wowing industry judges with her work on housing law and policy. Ms Copland who is studying an MSc in housing studies, was awarded the Malcolm Smith Memorial Award by the Chartered Institute