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CIH includes more housing organisations in new domestic abuse pledge

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has launched a new pledge which aims to help more housing organisations tackle domestic abuse.

Published 9 April 2019

New CIH study: Regulate short-term lets or risk displacement of long-term residents

The rapid growth of short-term lets such as Airbnb has been a boon to tourists and landlords, yet it could lead to the misappropriation of housing stock and displacement of long-term residents from their communities if left unregulated, new analysis from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has revealed.

Published 4 April 2019

Making a stand against domestic abuse in East Ayrshire

East Ayrshire Council has adopted the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Make a Stand pledge supporting people experiencing domestic abuse.

Published 4 April 2019

Workshops and survey launched into CIH Rethinking Membership project

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has launched a new project to reimagine the way it connects with and supports its members.

Published 28 February 2019

More than 300 landlords ‘Make a Stand’ against domestic abuse

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s Make a Stand campaign to tackle domestic abuse has seen more than 300 housing organisations sign up in just eight months.

Published 7 February 2019

England: More than 165,000 homes for social rent lost in just six years

More than 165,000 of the most affordable rented homes have been lost across England in just six years, according to new analysis from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 6 February 2019

Blog: Universal Credit - the story so far

CIH policy and practice officer Sam Lister rounds up all the latest changes to Universal Credit – including some which have slipped under the radar.

Published 1 February 2019

Orkney Housing Association joins CIH domestic abuse campaign

Orkney Housing Association (OHAL) has given its support to the ‘Make a Stand’ campaign developed by the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Published 31 January 2019

England: Selective licensing helping to tackle dangerous homes

Selective licensing schemes in England are helping to tackle poor standards in the private rented sector but could be even more effective with more government support, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has found.

Published 24 January 2019

Blog: Housing sector's role in helping to keep victims of domestic abuse safe

CIH President Jim Strang and chief executive of Scottish Women's Aid Marsha Scott examine the role of housing in helping to protect people experiencing domestic abuse.

Published 18 January 2019

Barrhead Housing Association commits to domestic abuse campaign

Barrhead Housing Association has joined housing providers across the UK in signing up to a pledge to tackle domestic abuse.

Published 15 January 2019

England: New figures ‘reinforce need to suspend Right to Buy’

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has repeated its call for the UK Government to suspend its Right to Buy policy after new figures revealed less than a third of homes sold since 2012 have been replaced.

Published 20 December 2018

Angus Council signs up to make a stand against domestic abuse

Angus Council has signed up to support the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Make a Stand campaign to support victims of domestic abuse.

Published 12 December 2018

Housing’s role in tackling domestic abuse highlighted as new figures show slight rise in incidents

CIH President Jim Strang has called for all social landlords in Scotland to sign up to the organisation’s campaign to tackle domestic abuse after new figures revealed a slight rise in incidents.

Published 28 November 2018

Osprey joins CIH campaign against domestic abuse

Osprey Housing Group has signed up to a UK-wide multi agency pledge to help combat domestic abuse.

Published 27 November 2018