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

England: Homeowners get more government subsidy than social housing tenants or private renters

A new report published by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has found that homeowners get a much bigger slice of UK Government help than social or private renters.

Published 22 November 2018

CIH teams up with ITN Productions to present new film

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has partnered with ITN Productions to create a flagship industry news-style programme ‘Close to Home: Housing and Communities’.

Published 16 November 2018

New president and vice president roles officially approved at CIH

A new presidential team has taken the helm at the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) after the new roles were officially approved at its Annual General Meeting in Glasgow yesterday.

Published 6 November 2018

More than 250 landlords join domestic abuse campaign as new CIH president takes the helm

More than 250 housing organisations have signed up to the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Make a Stand campaign to tackle domestic abuse just five months after it was launched.

Published 5 November 2018

England: New project to examine how social housing is allocated

A new project to explore how social housing is being allocated across England is being launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 31 October 2018

ng homes housing trainees celebrate CIH qualification success

Three ng homes housing trainees recently achieved their Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Level 2 Certificate in Housing Practice.

Published 5 October 2018