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  • Focus on influencing: May 2016 Subscription

    12/05/2016Policy and practice

    Sarah Davis, senior policy and practice officer, attended a Carers UK roundtable to discuss bringing the housing and care sectors together Sarah attended a Local Government Association roundtable on housing and employment John Perry, policy adviser,

  • Focus on influencing: January 2016 Subscription

    07/01/2016Policy and practice

    However, we continue to push for the need for a range of housing to make sure we are providing homes that are truly affordable for everyone see our comment on the latest right to buy sales figures, the governments plans to directly commission homes

  • Focus on influencing: May 2015 Subscription

    18/05/2015Policy and practice

    Melanie Rees & Sarah Davis met with Guinness to discuss housing tomorrows older people Sarah spoke to the rural housing alliance about election messages on rural housing Sarah attended a TCPA round table looking at person centred and social planning

  • Guide to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Rebate 2013/14

    21 June 2013Books

    Guide to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Rebate 2013/14 Sam Lister and Martin Ward What's inside • The local housing allowance (LHA) national caps and size limits • The new social sector size criteria • The new household benefits cap, including

  • Welfare reform

    26/10/2011News

    CIH is campaigning hard on the administration side of the bill, not least because memories of the previous Housing Benefit administration collapse are still fresh. Back in 2001 the average wait for payment was 58 days and some claimants were waiting

  • No-go housing areas where there’s no one left to serve you your cappuccino

    18/02/2011News

    No-go housing areas where there’s no one left to serve you your cappuccino Sarah Webb, Chief Executive, talks about the effects the Welfare Reform Bill will have on Housing Benefit I’ve just recorded some comments for the BBC on David Cameron’s

  • Advisers get clearer view of migrant rights

    06/10/2010 News

    Advisers get clearer view of migrant rights A newly revised website that gives clear guidance on the housing rights of new migrants is formally launched today (6 October). The housing rights website www.housing-rights.info has proved immensely