CIH



Housing staff to help tackle domestic abuse in West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire Council has become the first social landlord in Scotland to introduce a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse within its properties.

Published 4 June 2018

CIH launches four-step pledge to help tackle domestic abuse

A new pledge which urges housing organisations to help tackle domestic abuse has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 30 May 2018

Search begins for next CIH vice president

The search for the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) next vice president is officially underway with nominations now open.

Published 9 May 2018

Over 2,000 take part in CIH workshops on future of social housing

More than 2,000 people have had their say on the future of social housing by taking part in workshops as part of a major Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) project.

Published 10 April 2018

CIH Futures #HousingCup 2018

The CIH Futures group is organising a bumper rounders tournament to support president Alison Inman’s 2018 chosen charity.

Published 20 March 2018

New CIH workshop and survey gives people chance to join debate on future of social housing

A new workshop has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) which allows groups of housing professionals, tenants and anyone else with an interest to explore key questions about the role and purpose of social housing.

Published 16 January 2018

New housing agency to boost housebuilding in England

A new national housing agency has been launched in England to replace the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and help boost Westminster’s efforts to deliver the homes the country needs.

Published 12 January 2018

CIH vice president commits to continue domestic abuse campaign

Just months into his time as CIH vice president Jim Strang has pledged to continue the efforts of current president Alison Inman to tackle domestic abuse when he becomes president in 2018.

Published 29 November 2017

Chancellor announces £1.5bn package to improve Universal Credit

The UK government has announced significant changes to Universal Credit including scrapping the seven day waiting period before a person can apply.

Published 23 November 2017

New CIH guide makes case for exploring Housing First approach to tackling homelessness

A new publication from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) explores the concept of Housing First and the principles behind it and looks at how it is being put into practice across the UK and Ireland as a one of a range of approaches to tackling homelessness.

Published 21 November 2017

Housing associations in England reclassified as private bodies

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reversed its decision to classify housing associations in England as public non-financial corporations, allowing their estimated £70 billion debt to be removed from the UK government's balance sheet.

Published 16 November 2017

Major new CIH project aims to ‘rethink’ the future of social housing

A major new project which will combine original research and engagement with the sector, tenants, politicians and the public to explore fundamental questions about the future of social housing has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 16 November 2017

£600m heating services procurement framework promises big energy savings for Scottish social landlords

A new specialist heating services procurement framework specifically designed to meet the needs of the Scottish social housing sector has been launched, offering participating social landlords the opportunity to achieve major improvements in energy efficiency and significant savings on their energy bills.

Published 6 November 2017

Benefit cap 'pushing thousands into poverty' on anniversary of its introduction

Ahead of the anniversary of the introduction of the benefit cap, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has warned it is pushing people into poverty and putting them at risk of homelessness.

Published 2 November 2017

PM announces plans for energy price cap in housing filled speech to conference

Prime Minister Theresa May has renewed a commitment to introduce a cap on energy prices for customers on standard variable tariffs.

Published 5 October 2017