CIH senior policy adviser John Perry takes a more detailed look at the background to the recent Serco contract issues in relation to accommodation for asylum seekers. Despite all the fuss about migration levels, the numbers applying for asylum in the UK are at historically low levels. They ran at ov
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has reiterated its call for the suspension of the Right to Buy after new government figures revealed more homes were again sold under the policy than were replaced. Figures released yesterday by the ministry of housing, communities and local government have r
CIH: Benefit freeze puts private renting out of reach for low-income tenants and risks fuelling homelessness
Annie Mauger 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.
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. The campaign asks housing associations to sign a pledge to provide support for ten
CIH vice president Jim Strang CIH Vice President Jim Strang calls on the UK government to reconfirm its commitment to reinstating housing payments for 18-21 year olds.
Aileen Evans Members of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) have chosen Aileen Evans as the organisation’s next vice president.
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.
CIH vice president Jim Strang Chartered Institute of Housing vice president Jim Strang reacts to news that hundreds of asylum seekers in Glasgow face eviction.
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.
Darshan Matharoo Aileen Evans
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
Terrie Alafat 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.
Terrie Alafat A major new report is calling on the government to back social housing as polling reveals strong public support.