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.
North Ayrshire Council has this week launched a new Domestic Abuse Policy for local residents.
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
A new self-assessment tool has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) to be used alongside the CIH professional standards.
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
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has appointed six new members to its professional standards committee (PSC) after a recent recruitment drive.
Loreburn Housing Association’s In-House Repairs Team have been announced as ‘Team of the Year’ at the 2021 Housing Heroes Awards.
Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) members have chosen Lara Oyedele as the organisation’s next vice president. Ms Oyedele, the chair of Hope Housing in Bradford and board member of Housing 21, received 40% of the votes cast during the close-run election with fellow candidates Jill Haley
Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) president Jo Richardson has unveiled more about the presidential campaign which will run throughout her time in office as she takes up the role today. The Homeful campaign seeks to build on the success of the response to homelessness and rough sleeping durin
The establishment of a National Housing and Dementia Forum by the Scottish Government is a way to ensure that every person with dementia gets the support they need, according to the University of Stirling and Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). The Forum will bring together stakeholders from archi
If the Scottish Government’s current social housing target is achieved, the net growth in Scotland’s social rented housing stock will be around 25,000 homes over the lifetime of the programme allowing for demolitions and sales, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has introduced a set of cross tenure professional standards setting out the knowledge, skills and behaviour which underpin the great work that housing professionals do every day.
CIH’s role as the professional body is to champion the role that housing professionals play in making a difference to people's lives every day and to unite housing professionals across the whole sector. Or as we put it formally in our mission statement “to support housing professionals t