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  • How to tackle child poverty - April 2014

    16/04/2014Policy and practice

    How to tackle child poverty There are 3.5 million children living in poverty in the UK today. That’s 27 per cent of children living in the UK (CPAG 2013). This ‘How to’ briefing will look at different ways in which housing can support better

  • Webinar video: Think Family – the role of housing providers in the Troubled Families agenda Subscription

    02/04/2014News

    Webinar video: Think Family – the role of housing providers in the Troubled Families agenda Find out more about the CIH member exclusive webinar with Lisa Martinali, Community Regeneration Director and Michelle Wilkins, Support Services Manager

  • Rising Stars 2013: The campaigns are taking shape

    13/05/2013News

    Rising Stars 2013: The campaigns are taking shape The latest blogs from Rising Stars 2013 finalists Catherine Attenborough, Peter Bond and Sarah Morton give us further insight into their campaigns. The three finalists of this year's Rising Stars

  • Rising Star Peter Bond: Campaign update

    13/05/2013News

    I’m still learning the ropes on Twitter but please give me a follow @petebond7 and I’ll do my best to keep you updated on the competition. On 8 April 2013 I received an email from CIH providing a detailed overview of the tasks and events that I

  • Another opportunity for social housing providers: The changing school environment

    13/05/2013News

    Such preventative approaches are of increasing importance. Social housing providers can form youth action groups, fulfilling schools' statutory objectives and engaging young tenants. These groups will consult with their peers, identify priorities,

  • A Rising Star’s top tips for communicating effectively with young people

    13/05/2013News

    Dress as a slightly less formal version of yourself When I asked one of Catalyst’s youth engagement practitioners what I should wear to the youth forum, he looked me up and down, taking in my Thomas Pink shirt and suit, pursed his lips and thought

  • Young people and housing - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/02/2011Policy and practice

    Young people and housing - Housing practice magazine Issue 13 Housing is a key issue for young people because without a secure place to live they are unlikely to succeed in being indpendent. This issue of housing practice is about the issues young

  • The Riot Report: How housing providers are building stronger communities

    10/02/2012Policy and practice

    The Riot Report: How housing providers are building stronger communities Following last summer’s riots, CIH in partnership with NHF and Inside Housing worked together to produce “The Riot Report: How Housing Providers are Building Stronger

  • The presidential appeal charity update

    28/09/2012News

    Over at the British Library you’ve still time to check out an innovative exhibition entitled ‘Writing London’. The Library launched a youth programme recently exploring London through the eyes of Foyer residents using creative writing and

  • President pedals for young people

    26/04/2012News

    Have you ever done anything like this before? Yes - in October 2012 I completed a ride from Workington to Whitby – which is the furthest I’ve cycled. The ride covered 170 miles in three days – it was tough but very enjoyable! The ride from