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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

  • South East Conference news - Welfare Reform - minority problems exploited to justify deep cuts

    08/03/2012News

    South East Conference news - Welfare Reform - minority problems exploited to justify deep cuts The government is pursuing a high risk strategy driven by savings and cuts, housing professionals were told today. Sam Lister, policy and practice officer

  • Only Parliament can resolve problems caused by benefit cap

    04/06/2019News

    Only Parliament can resolve problems caused by benefit cap CIH policy and practice officer, Sam Lister, reviews two recent significant developments around the benefit cap. 1. The UK Supreme Court delivered its judgment on whether the effect of the

  • 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