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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

  • Focus on influencing December 2016 Subscription

    09/12/2016Policy and practice

    Sam Lister, policy & practice officer attended a meeting in Wales to discuss ways of setting rents at levels that people can genuinely afford. Gavin Smart, deputy chief executive and David Pipe, policy & practice officer attended a housing and

  • Focus on influencing: June 2016 Subscription

    09/06/2016Policy and practice

    Sarah Davis, senior policy and practice officer, chaired our ASB event Melanie Rees, head of policy, took part in the ethical dilemmas panel for this years rising stars finalists Faye Greaves, policy and practice officer, attended a meeting with

  • Focus on influencing: January 2016 Subscription

    07/01/2016Policy and practice

    However, we continue to push for the need for a range of housing to make sure we are providing homes that are truly affordable for everyone see our comment on the latest right to buy sales figures, the governments plans to directly commission homes

  • Welfare reform


    CIH is campaigning hard on the administration side of the bill, not least because memories of the previous Housing Benefit administration collapse are still fresh. Back in 2001 the average wait for payment was 58 days and some claimants were waiting

  • No-go housing areas where there’s no one left to serve you your cappuccino


    No-go housing areas where there’s no one left to serve you your cappuccino Sarah Webb, Chief Executive, talks about the effects the Welfare Reform Bill will have on Housing Benefit I’ve just recorded some comments for the BBC on David Cameron’s

  • Advisers get clearer view of migrant rights

    06/10/2010 News

    Advisers get clearer view of migrant rights A newly revised website that gives clear guidance on the housing rights of new migrants is formally launched today (6 October). The housing rights website has proved immensely