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British public tells new government: don’t stop talking about the housing crisis

Almost three-quarters of people across Great Britain believe there’s a housing crisis – and more than half think we’re not talking about it enough, according to a new survey by Ipsos MORI for CIH.

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Interview with George Walker, chair of the Scottish Housing Regulator

In this new interview for CIH Scotland, George Walker, chair of the Scottish Housing Regulator offers his thoughts on the new regulatory framework for social housing which came into force in April 2019.

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CIH Cymru partners with Welsh Government to increase the scale of council house building

One of the key recommendations arising from the independent affordable housing supply in Wales focussed on the need to support local authorities in directly delivering affordable housing at pace and scale. The…

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Eight young housing professionals lead debate on industry’s future

Social housing is facing a cliff-edge scenario when households are hit by the bedroom tax next year. Speaking ahead of the Northern Ireland Housing Festival Tom Potter, chair of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) NI Futures – a…


CIH chief executive to retire at the end of November

The chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Housing, Terrie Alafat CBE, today announced she will retire at the end of November. Current deputy chief executive Gavin Smart will then become CIH’s chief executive.

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