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
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
The search for the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) next vice president is officially underway with nominations now open.
Published 9 May 2018
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
The CIH Futures group is organising a bumper rounders tournament to support president Alison Inman’s 2018 chosen charity.
Published 20 March 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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