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 (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
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
Members of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) have chosen Aileen Evans as the organisation’s next vice president.
Published 17 August 2018
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 Group has committed to support people experiencing domestic abuse by signing the Make a Stand pledge.
Published 7 August 2018
Chartered Institute of Housing vice president Jim Strang reacts to news that hundreds of asylum seekers in Glasgow face eviction.
Published 31 July 2018
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
Published 18 July 2018
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
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has urged the UK government to suspend its Right to Buy policy as new figures revealed that the sale of homes under the scheme continue to outstrip replacement properties.
Published 29 June 2018
Housing associations and councils key to tackling chronic shortage of affordable homes, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has told its new current affairs programme.
Published 28 June 2018
A major new report is calling on the government to back social housing as polling reveals strong public support.
Published 26 June 2018
A new pledge to tackle domestic abuse in housing has been signed by more than 100 organisations in its first two weeks, including more than half a dozen Scottish housing organisations and councils.
Published 13 June 2018
West Dunbartonshire Council has taken its "No Home for Domestic Abuse" campaign a step further by pledging even more support for victims.
Published 8 June 2018