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  • UK Housing Awards winners 2012 Subscription

    10/08/2012Policy and practice

    UK Housing Awards winners 2012 Housing practice magazine issue 22 The UK Housing Awards are the sector's most prestigious awards, recognising and celebrating excellence in social housing. They are part of CIH's commitment to identify and share

  • 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,

  • Running a business from home

    01/11/2010Policy and practice

    Running a business from home England Running a business from home is becoming increasingly common, it is estimated that currently one in four people now carry out some kind of work from home. There are many types of business that a tenant could run

  • Introducing transforming estates - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/10/2009Policy and practice

    Introducing transforming estates - Housing practice magazine Issue 5 Estate transformation and tackling 'deprived neighbourhoods' has a long history with mixed results. CIH and regeneration consultancy ECOTEC have conducted a series of case studies

  • Tackling Worklessness: a toolkit

    14/01/2008Books

    Specific approaches to tacking worklessness Introduction A. Tackling worklessness through frontline housing services 1. Sharing information, signposting and referral 2. Linking housing and employment advice 3. Information, advice and guidance

  • Social housing should boost chances of working people, not create ghettos, Newham Mayor tells conference

    23/06/2011News

    Matt Oakley believed it was “only feasible in the Eastern region, the South East and London”. Diane Lee said tenants “didn’t like it” and Sir Robin Wales cautioned that “the more we put the rents up, the less we’ll be helping [tenants]

  • Getting the design of Universal Credit right now is critical to its success

    22/11/2012News

    Getting the design of Universal Credit right now is critical to its success Responding to the DWP select committee report, 'Universal Credit implementation: meeting the needs of vulnerable claimants', CIH urges government to take note of the findings

  • 400,000 low income working families will be worse off with Universal Credit

    22/11/2012News

    400,000 low income working families will be worse off with Universal Credit The findings of a CIH report estimate that 400,000 working families will have less income with Universal Credit in 2015 than they did in 2010, demonstrating that the