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  • Role of housing in drugs recovery

    07/09/2012Policy and practice

    Role of housing in drugs recovery Having a decent, safe and secure home is the foundation for people being able to overcome problems, make the most of their lives and contribute to society.  This compendium of case studies explores the role of

  • Your home and your health

    08/10/2012News

      So, what can we do? There are few reasons to be cheerful but there are opportunities to contribute to better integration of services; to improve the value for money achieved through current spending; to identify new opportunities for improved

  • The Riot Report: CIH, NHF and Inside Housing show how housing providers are building stronger communities

    15/02/2012News

    The Riot Report: CIH, NHF and Inside Housing show how housing providers are building stronger communities Following last summer’s riots, CIH, the National Housing Federation (NHF) and Inside Housing joined forces to find out how housing providers

  • Remembering Octavia Hill

    13/08/2012News

    The lack of housing choice for many people; the growing dependence on a relatively high cost, unregulated private rented sector for younger people; and the unsustainability of owner occupation as the ‘tenure of aspiration’ in the current economic

  • Listening to Troubled Families: The CIH view

    18/07/2012News

    A report by Louise Casey CB

  • How to make effective use of assistive technology in housing

    10/08/2012News

    But local authorities such as Sunderland are already looking at doing this at scale, and it could enable housing providers to gain new partnerships around the health and wellbeing table. Check out the examples in the ‘How to’ and see what you

  • Housing in the new health and social care landscape

    04/10/2012News

    New funding and commissioning arrangements for public health mean that housing providers need to work in partnership with healthcare providers – and this is particularly important for local authorities, as a proportion of their funding depends on

  • Housing for older people – ‘It was the best of times…….’

    15/08/2012News

    The recent DH Caring for the Future White Paper is much more explicit in its recognition of Housing as a key determinant of health and wellbeing in old age and the sterling work of Lord Best’s APPGs continue to collate and disseminate information

  • Housing and health - are we finally reaching a tipping point?

    24/04/2012News

    We are working across the sector to shape their housing offer for health & wellbeing boards The wide understanding of the essential need for affordable, decent and accessible housing as a key determinant of health and wellbeing is increasing. There

  • Good news! Hospital 2 Home pack - What can you do?

    05/11/2012News

    Read the Hospital 2 Home pack Provide the link to your colleagues & partners Use your website to promote the pack Write your own blogs and tweets and use any internal news bulletins to highlight the pack Use the pack to raise the issue at staff,