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Homes for Scotland calls on Holyrood to meet Scottish home owning aspirations

The home building industry in Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to follow Prime Minister David Cameron in acting boldly to help meet the home owning aspirations of the majority of Scots.

Published 8 October 2015

England: Five per cent jump in homelessness ‘extremely worrying’

The number of households accepted as homeless across England has increased by five per cent, according to official figures.

Published 24 September 2015

CIH sets up housing academy to combat potential skills shortage

Housing could face a skills shortage unless the industry redoubles its efforts to attract young talent according to the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 24 September 2015

Blog: Syrian refugees - what can social landlords do to help?

Up to 20,000 refugees will be resettled in Britain from Syria. How can social landlords engage with this and other schemes to help people who are on their way or already here? CIH policy adviser John Perry shares his assessment.

Published 24 September 2015

England: Only one in ten council homes sold off under Right to Buy being replaced

The UK government’s pledge that a new home would be built to replace every one sold under its Right to Buy policy has fallen dramatically short, new figures have revealed.

Published 18 September 2015

Scotland’s housing sector to celebrate excellence

The vital work that housing professionals and organisations carry out is to be celebrated at an annual awards ceremony in Edinburgh.

Published 18 September 2015

Landlords expected to evict illegal immigrants

Landlords across the UK will be expected to evict tenants who lose the right to live in the UK under new measures to clamp down on illegal immigration.

Published 4 August 2015

England: Benefit changes make areas off-limits to big families

Some parts of England will become "off-limits for larger families" when the overall benefit cap is lowered, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has said.

Published 22 June 2015

Seven-day Universal Credit waiting period will cause ‘serious problems’

The UK government is to press ahead with proposals to introduce a seven-day waiting period before claimants are eligible for Universal Credit.

Published 12 June 2015

CIH expands services in the Republic of Ireland

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is expanding its support for housing professionals in the Republic of Ireland by appointing Tricia O’Keefe as professional development co-ordinator.

Published 11 June 2015

Queen’s Speech – Mixed reaction to English Housing Bill

The UK government unveiled more details of its Housing Bill during the Queen’s Speech yesterday but the plans have been greeted with a mixed reaction.

Published 28 May 2015

Geraldine Howley confirmed as new CIH president

Geraldine Howley has been appointed president of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) following the organisation’s AGM.

Published 26 May 2015

Blog: Is the UK heading for a break up and what are the implications for housing?

Following last year’s referendum on independence for Scotland and the SNP surge in the General Election, what does the future hold for the make-up of the UK? Annie Mauger, director of CIH’s national business units, shares her views ahead of Housing 2015.

Published 20 May 2015

Blog: My first month at CIH: opportunities and challenges

New CIH chief executive Terrie Alafat reflects on her first month at the helm.

Published 13 May 2015

CIH members vote for new Vice President

Members of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) have elected Julie Fadden as the organisation’s new Vice President.

Published 7 April 2015