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. A green paper published today includes plans to speed up the complaints process and publish league tables to highlight the per
Link Group has committed to support people experiencing domestic abuse by signing the Make a Stand pledge. Joining the initiative in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Housing, Link has pledged to support residents and staff affected by domestic abuse.
A charity rounders tournament organised to support the Chartered Institute of Housing’s presidential appeal has raised £16k for Women’s Aid. CIH Futures organised the Housing Cup to support CIH president Alison Inman’s chosen charity.
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. Last month, the Chartered Institute of Housing lau
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. Figures released yesterday by the ministry of housing, communities and local government
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. The Make a Stand pledge was developed by CIH in partnership with the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (
West Dunbartonshire Council has taken its "No Home for Domestic Abuse" campaign a step further by pledging even more support for victims. Last week, the groundbreaking campaign - the first of its kind in Scotland - introduced strict new tenancy rules to protect victims of domestic violence.
West Dunbartonshire Council has become the first social landlord in Scotland to introduce a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse within its properties. The local authority has introduced measures which will ensure victims have immediate access to practical help and specialist legal assistance and
A new pledge which urges housing organisations to help tackle domestic abuse has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). The ‘Make a Stand’ pledge has been developed by CIH in partnership with the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) and Women’s Aid as part of