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  • What you need to know about the next stages of universal credit rollout Subscription

    22/05/2019Policy and practice

    eligibility calculation of awards payment methods For those needing much more detailed guidance, our Help with Housing Costs guide is published annually in collaboration with Shelter. It is available for purchase from Shelters website. Chartered

  • WYNTK about Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 Subscription

    18/01/2019Policy and practice

    Chartered Institute of HousingLearn with us. Improve with us. Influence with us. | | 024 7685 1789 Chartered Institute of Housing What landlords should do You may wish to review and revise your repairs and maintenance policies and

  • WYNTK about reform of the building safety regulatory system Subscription

    14/06/2019Policy and practice

    Model, structure, home, lines of reporting, capacity and expertise of building safety regulator Competency requirements for key roles (specifically principal designer, principal contractor and BSM) Need for an overarching system for overseeing

  • What you need to know about government's plans to improve the private rented sector Subscription

    26/04/2019Policy and practice

    Government figures show that between 2009/10 and 2015/16 there has been a 19 per cent fall in the amount of money local authorities are spending on enforcing standards in the private sector. Some of the measures that have been introduced, such as new

  • What you need to know about building a safer future Subscription

    02/01/2019Policy and practice

    However, there is still a lot of important detail to iron out, with a range of further consultations to be launched in the Spring. It is absolutely vital that we increase accountability for everyone involved in building and managing homes and make

  • What you need to know about Budget 2018 Subscription

    30/10/2018Policy and practice

    The extension of strategic partnerships between Homes England and nine housing associations is welcome confirmation that government is adopting a strategic approach to meeting national housing need. These kind of partnerships provide the longer term

  • Focus on influencing: December 2018 Subscription

    11/12/2018Policy and practice

    | | 02476 851 789 organisations selected to present evidence to the Special Rapporteur, CIH Cymru Director Matt Dicks joined Shelter Cymru and Tai Pawb in advancing evidence relating to: the overall impact of poverty in Wales the

  • CIH Briefing on Building a safer future: proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system

    21/06/2019Policy and practice

    How do you see the interaction between the new building safety regulator and existing regulators (e.g. Regulator for Social Housing)? 33. Is there any other comment you want to make about the building safety regulator? Your overall view of the

  • A licence to rent

    24/01/2019Policy and practice

    Council Greater High Cross 2010, renewed October 2015 Estimated 150 licensable properties Byker Old Town and Allendale Road South April 2011, renewed October 2016 Approximately 500 licences issued Newham Council 2013 2017, renewed until 2022 39,321

  • Focus on Influencing Scotland - July 2019 update Subscription

    09/07/2019Policy and practice

    Resources New consultation briefings In our latest consultation briefings exclusively for members, we take a look at the Scottish Governments consultations on short term lets, improving standards in temporary accommodation and adding new categories