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  • Government planning and spending

    12/06/2012Policy and practice

    Government planning and spending Latest newsCIH has produced a number of briefings covering recent budgets, CSR announcements and coalition plans. They cover the key issues for housing and include CIH’s analysis of the plans. The Budet 2012 has

  • We just don’t have enough homes


    At the CIH South East conference, Richard McCarthy admitted that we have funding problems, with “significantly less public expenditure”on housing. However, he emphasised that the government was trying to create the conditions for growth and had a

  • The Bank of England Inflation Report and housing


    It played a key role in our recovery from the 1930’s recession and has the potential to perform the same role again. And of course housing investment could also play a big part in beginning to address the massive housing supply crisis we face.

  • CIH fears loss of skills and capacity in housing and local government


    CIH fears loss of skills and capacity in housing and local government Squeeze on public sector risks loss of vital capacity to housing and communities. Grainia Long, Interim Chief Executive of The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) commented on the

  • Budget 2012: What could it mean for housing?


    However, we would also like to see government commitment to a review of the long-term impacts of some of the investment decisions made locally, notably on protecting the most vulnerable in society and the programmes for increasing prevention and