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Three-quarters of British public say there is a housing crisis

Almost three-quarters of people across Great Britain believe there’s a housing crisis and more than half think not enough attention is being paid to it, according to a new poll.

Published 13 August 2019

CIH chief executive unveils retirement plans

Terrie Alafat CBE has today announced she will retire as chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) at the end of November.

Published 29 July 2019

CIH highlights issues surrounding housing crisis with new current affairs programme

The Chartered Institute of Housing and ITN Productions Industry News have co-produced a news and current affairs-style programme exploring the challenges and triumphs of the housing sector.

Published 17 July 2019

Prospect committee member recognised at 2019 Housing Hero Awards

The Chartered Institute of Housing’s 2019 Housing Hero Awards celebrate all the unsung heroes within the UK housing sector that make housing great.

Published 1 July 2019

Blackwood showcases homes of the future at CIH annual conference

Specialist housing and care provider Blackwood adopted an ingenious method of transporting its ‘home of the future’ to Europe’s largest housing festival – by building it across three shipping containers.

Published 27 June 2019

River Clyde Homes takes a stand against domestic abuse

River Clyde Homes has signed up to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s 'Make a Stand' pledge to support people in the Inverclyde community who experience domestic abuse.

Published 20 June 2019

CIH welcomes consultation on Hackitt proposals but raises timescales issues

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has welcomed the UK Government’s launch of a full consultation on the reform of building safety regulation but has voiced concerns over the length of time given to receive industry opinion.

Published 7 June 2019

Dr Yoric Irving-Clarke: Make a Stand - one year on

CIH policy and practice research officer Dr Yoric Irving-Clarke talks to some early Make a Stand pledges.

Published 7 June 2019

Celebrating one year of Make A Stand domestic abuse campaign

A campaign to tackle domestic abuse in the housing sector has generated 337 signatories in its first year.

Published 4 June 2019

#HousingFirstScot: Homelessness at the Centre of Housing Policy

Ahead of the launch of Housing First guidance for Scotland’s Social Housing Professionals, Jim Strang, President of the Chartered Institute of Housing, calls for the ambitions of Housing First to be matched by funding and support.

Published 17 May 2019

Benefits cap does not breach human rights, Supreme Court rules

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has called on the UK Government to scrap the “fundamentally unfair” benefit cap after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of the policy.

Published 16 May 2019

CIH confirms Geraldine Howley as chair of governing board

The chief executive of Bradford-based Incommunities Group Geraldine Howley has been confirmed as the chair of the governing board at the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Published 15 May 2019

UK Government to fund replacement of dangerous cladding on private tower blocks

Around £200 million will be made available to remove and replace unsafe cladding from around 170 privately owned high-rise buildings, the UK Government has announced.

Published 9 May 2019

Chartered Institute of Housing calls for pause on Serco evictions

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has called on private housing provider Serco to pause lock change evictions against asylum seekers in Glasgow pending a court appeal.

Published 3 May 2019

Melanie Rees: Housing allocations – is it time for a rethink?

Melanie Rees from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) reflects on a social housing research project by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) and introduces new research on social housing allocations.

Published 1 May 2019