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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

England: CIH calls for Right to Buy suspension as sales continue to outstrip replacements

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

CIH’s new current affairs programme examines contribution of social housing to society

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

England: Major new report reveals strong public support for social housing

A major new report is calling on the government to back social housing as polling reveals strong public support.

Published 26 June 2018

Over 100 organisations sign CIH pledge on domestic abuse

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 takes 'No Home for Domestic Abuse' campaign further

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