England: CIH calls for Right to Buy suspension as sales continue to outstrip replacements

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has urged the UK government to suspend its Right to Buy policy as new figures revealed that the sale of homes under the scheme continue to outstrip replacement properties.

Published 29 June 2018

CIH’s new current affairs programme examines contribution of social housing to society

Housing associations and councils key to tackling chronic shortage of affordable homes, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has told its new current affairs programme.

Published 28 June 2018

England: Major new report reveals strong public support for social housing

A major new report is calling on the government to back social housing as polling reveals strong public support.

Published 26 June 2018

Over 100 organisations sign CIH pledge on domestic abuse

A new pledge to tackle domestic abuse in housing has been signed by more than 100 organisations in its first two weeks, including more than half a dozen Scottish housing organisations and councils.

Published 13 June 2018

West Dunbartonshire Council takes 'No Home for Domestic Abuse' campaign further

West Dunbartonshire Council has taken its "No Home for Domestic Abuse" campaign a step further by pledging even more support for victims.

Published 8 June 2018

Housing staff to help tackle domestic abuse in West Dunbartonshire

West Dunbartonshire Council has become the first social landlord in Scotland to introduce a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse within its properties.

Published 4 June 2018

CIH launches four-step pledge to help tackle domestic abuse

A new pledge which urges housing organisations to help tackle domestic abuse has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

Published 30 May 2018

Search begins for next CIH vice president

The search for the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) next vice president is officially underway with nominations now open.

Published 9 May 2018

Over 2,000 take part in CIH workshops on future of social housing

More than 2,000 people have had their say on the future of social housing by taking part in workshops as part of a major Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) project.

Published 10 April 2018

CIH Futures #HousingCup 2018

The CIH Futures group is organising a bumper rounders tournament to support president Alison Inman’s 2018 chosen charity.

Published 20 March 2018

New CIH workshop and survey gives people chance to join debate on future of social housing

A new workshop has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) which allows groups of housing professionals, tenants and anyone else with an interest to explore key questions about the role and purpose of social housing.

Published 16 January 2018

New housing agency to boost housebuilding in England

A new national housing agency has been launched in England to replace the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and help boost Westminster’s efforts to deliver the homes the country needs.

Published 12 January 2018

CIH vice president commits to continue domestic abuse campaign

Just months into his time as CIH vice president Jim Strang has pledged to continue the efforts of current president Alison Inman to tackle domestic abuse when he becomes president in 2018.

Published 29 November 2017

Chancellor announces £1.5bn package to improve Universal Credit

The UK government has announced significant changes to Universal Credit including scrapping the seven day waiting period before a person can apply.

Published 23 November 2017

New CIH guide makes case for exploring Housing First approach to tackling homelessness

A new publication from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) explores the concept of Housing First and the principles behind it and looks at how it is being put into practice across the UK and Ireland as a one of a range of approaches to tackling homelessness.

Published 21 November 2017