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England: ‘Victory for common sense’ as PM lifts council housebuilding borrowing cap

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the abolition of a cap on what local authorities in England can borrow to build houses.

Published 4 October 2018

Langstane supports Make a Stand campaign against domestic abuse

Langstane Housing Association has given its support to the Make a Stand campaign developed by the Chartered Institute of Housing in partnership with Women’s Aid and the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance.

Published 20 September 2018

England: PM pledges £2bn to help housing associations deliver tens of thousands of homes

Prime Minister Theresa May is to announce £2 billion in new funding to give housing associations the long-term certainty they need to deliver tens of thousands of new affordable and social homes.

Published 19 September 2018

Blog: Asylum seekers in Scotland - what's the background to the Serco contract issues?

CIH senior policy adviser John Perry takes a more detailed look at the background to the recent Serco contract issues in relation to accommodation for asylum seekers.

Published 14 September 2018

England: CIH renews support for Right to Buy suspension

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has reiterated its call for the suspension of the Right to Buy after new government figures revealed more homes were again sold under the policy than were replaced.

Published 14 September 2018

CIH: Benefit freeze puts private renting out of reach for low-income tenants and risks fuelling homelessness

Even the lowest private rents are now out of reach for people on low incomes – putting thousands at increased risk of homelessness, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has found.

Published 29 August 2018

Port of Leith Housing Association makes a stand against domestic abuse

Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has become one of the latest organisations to have signed up to the Charted Institute of Housing’s (CIH) Make a Stand campaign to help tackle and prevent domestic abuse.

Published 21 August 2018

Blog: The Scottish Government cannot keep paying for a failed Westminster policy

CIH Vice President Jim Strang calls on the UK government to reconfirm its commitment to reinstating housing payments for 18-21 year olds.

Published 17 August 2018

Aileen Evans wins CIH vice presidential election

Members of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) have chosen Aileen Evans as the organisation’s next vice president.

Published 17 August 2018

England: Social housing green paper promises ‘new deal’ for social housing tenants

New measures which aim to “rebalance” the relationship between landlords and residents are to be considered as part of government proposals on social housing in England.

Published 14 August 2018

Link makes a stand against domestic violence as ‘pioneering’ programme extended

Link Group has committed to support people experiencing domestic abuse by signing the Make a Stand pledge.

Published 7 August 2018

Opinion: Serco’s course of action should be stopped immediately

Chartered Institute of Housing vice president Jim Strang reacts to news that hundreds of asylum seekers in Glasgow face eviction.

Published 31 July 2018

CIH Futures charity rounders tournament raises £16k for Women’s Aid

A charity rounders tournament organised to support the Chartered Institute of Housing’s presidential appeal has raised £16k for Women’s Aid.

Published 20 July 2018

Blog: CIH vice president calls for Scotland’s housing sector to sign up to ‘Make a Stand’ campaign

Following the launch of the CIH ‘Make a Stand’ campaign on domestic abuse, CIH vice president Jim Strang looks at how the issue is being tackled in Scotland and calls for the Scottish housing sector to sign up to this important campaign.

Published 5 July 2018