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  • Housing and Inequality

    01/06/2011Books

    Housing and Inequality Britain is now a much more unequal society than three decades ago. This book researches and debates the links between inequality and housing, covering issues such as the effects of tenure, neighbourhood deprivation, migration

  • Working in partnership with credit unions - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/10/2011Policy and practice

    Working in partnership with credit unions - Housing practice magazine Issue 17 Credit unions are non profit making financial services co-operatives set up by members for members. They encourage saving and offer affordable loans. For housing

  • UK Housing Panel June 2011

    01/06/2011Policy and practice

    UK Housing Panel June 2011 Despite pressure on funding housing professionals committed to changing people’s lives The Chartered Institute of Housing’s UK Housing Panel is an influential group of CIH members who record key measures of demand and

  • Tackling worklessness - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/03/2009Policy and practice

    Tackling worklessness - Housing practice magazine Issue 1 Tackling worklessness: Is an integral part of the regeneration of neighbourhoods, cementing community cohesion and supporting local economic vibrancy Can contribute to addressing rent arrears,

  • Housing Pact - England

    21/06/2011Policy and practice

    Housing Pact - England Delivering our commitments The Housing Pact 2010 saw the sector come together to make several commitments to government of how we would work to provide more decent housing that delivered for local communities - in relation to

  • Financial inclusion - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/06/2009Policy and practice

    Financial inclusion - Housing practice magazine Issue 3 Financial Inclusion is having the ability to access appropriate financial products and services. If a person doesn’t have access to these products and services then they may be excluded from

  • Digital inclusion - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/04/2010Policy and practice

    Digital inclusion - Housing practice magazine Issue 8 Over recent years, it has become clear that there is a link between those who are 'digitally excluded' - those who cannot or do not use computers or the internet - and social and financial

  • Golden Jubilee projects will help poor and marginalised communities

    23/06/2010News

    Golden Jubilee projects will help poor and marginalised communities To celebrate its Golden Jubilee year, HACT has today launched its new Golden Jubilee Projects competition. The competition will identify “golden ideas” for projects that have the

  • Exciting times demand excellence

    01/05/2012News

    We are committed to developing sector-led solutions that build upon the expertise of CIH members and of the wider housing sector. We have identified 2012 as our “Year of Practice” and you can expect to see evidence of us harvesting the knowledge

  • A decade to remember for all the wrong reasons

    17/10/2011News

    Government policy was aimed at reducing pockets of deprivation in social housing by attempting to create communities with a mix of incomes. Instead, it appears that there will be demand for more, rather than fewer support services, and it is likely