CIH appoints Rachael Williamson as new head of policy and external affairs

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has appointed Rachael Williamson as its new head of policy and external affairs.

Published 24 November 2021

CIH unveils new professional standards self-assessment tool

A new self-assessment tool has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) to be used alongside the CIH professional standards.

Published 17 November 2021

Evie Copland wins CIH Malcolm Smith Trophy

University of Glasgow housing student Evie Copland has received a prestigious award after wowing industry judges with her work on housing law and policy.

Published 22 October 2021

Six new members join CIH professional standards committee

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has appointed six new members to its professional standards committee (PSC) after a recent recruitment drive.

Published 19 October 2021

Loreburn Housing Association’s In-House Repairs Team awarded 'Team of the Year'

Loreburn Housing Association’s In-House Repairs Team have been announced as ‘Team of the Year’ at the 2021 Housing Heroes Awards. 

Published 22 September 2021

Lara Oyedele wins CIH vice presidential election

Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) members have chosen Lara Oyedele as the organisation’s next vice president.

Published 24 August 2021

Jo Richardson to campaign on homelessness during CIH presidential term

Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) president Jo Richardson has unveiled more about the presidential campaign which will run throughout her time in office as she takes up the role today.

Published 5 July 2021

University of Stirling and CIH welcome National Housing and Dementia Forum

The establishment of a National Housing and Dementia Forum by the Scottish Government is a way to ensure that every person with dementia gets the support they need, according to the University of Stirling and Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 1 July 2021

Affordable housing investment results in net growth of social housing in Scotland, finds UKHR

If the Scottish Government’s current social housing target is achieved, the net growth in Scotland’s social rented housing stock will be around 25,000 homes over the lifetime of the programme allowing for demolitions and sales, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual UK Housing Review 2021 (UKHR).

Published 29 March 2021

CIH sets new professionalism standards for housing

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has introduced a set of cross tenure professional standards setting out the knowledge, skills and behaviour which underpin the great work that housing professionals do every day.

Published 15 March 2021

Gavin Smart: The new standards of professionalism for housing

CIH’s role as the professional body is to champion the role that housing professionals play in making a difference to people's lives every day and to unite housing professionals across the whole sector. Or as we put it formally in our mission statement “to support housing professionals to create a future in which everyone has a place to call home”.

Published 15 March 2021

Govan and Clyde Valley housing associations contribute to CIH homeschooling good practice note

CIH has issued a good practice note which highlights some examples from across the UK of how housing organisations are supporting homeschooling.

Published 11 February 2021

Alliance calls for affordable housebuilding to be 'cornerstone' of Scotland’s Covid recovery

An alliance of more than 25 advocacy, support and housing organisations have today written to cabinet secretary for finance Kate Forbes, asking her to make social and affordable homes “the cornerstone of Scotland’s recovery” in this week’s Budget.

Published 26 January 2021

How the new immigration rules affect social landlords

John Perry and Sam Lister from the CIH policy team help social landlords navigate their way through the changes made to the UK's immigration rules on 1 January 2021.

Published 26 January 2021

New report highlights disconnect between housing frontline workers and CEOs

CIH president Aileen Evans has launched a new report based on research carried out by De Montfort University which highlighted a disconnect between housing frontline workers and CEOs.

Published 8 January 2021