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  • Focus on influencing: October 2017 Subscription

    14/11/2017Policy and practice

    Following a number of recent government announcements Melanie Rees has written a blog taking stock of the progress the government has made to date on the things we asked for in our budget submission. You can also see Melanie and Steve Hayes,

  • Stories behind the stats – what’s really going on behind the homelessness figures?


    Given that the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 is now law and once implemented will place a statutory responsibility on local authorities to prevent or relieve homelessness, it was heartening to find authorities “ahead of the curve” in this

  • Focus on influencing: September 2017 Subscription

    05/10/2017Policy and practice

    Influencing on the ground Since the last edition of Focus on Influencing, weve attended a variety of meetings and events heres a sample to give you a sense of the kind of activities we engage in on your behalf: Melanie Rees, head of policy attended

  • Tackling homelessness together

    21/09/2017Policy and practice

    Any further policy development needs to be carefully considered to avoid undermining this, including welfare reforms, grant subsidy levels and changes to funding mechanisms. Alongside voluntary sector agencies, housing associations remain important

  • Young People - housing options & support

    11 September 2017General

    7 September 2017, CIH London office Event handbook Presentations Housing options and solutions for young people Faye Greaves, policy and practice officer, Chartered Institute of Housing Giving young people a place to call home Jennifer Harris,

  • Focus on influencing: July 2017 Subscription

    11/08/2017Policy and practice

    Sector showcase fixed term tenancies, a look at how organisations are using the tenancies several years after their introduction What you need to know about research, help and guidelines if you are carrying out a research project Five ways to help

  • ‘The message is stark – homelessness needs our urgent, collective attention’


    ‘The message is stark – homelessness needs our urgent, collective attention’ Rough sleeping is forecasted to jump by 76 per cent in the next 10 years according to a new report from Crisis. CIH policy and practice officer Faye Greaves says the

  • Crisis report highlights 'disgraceful' homelessness problem says CIH


    Crisis report highlights 'disgraceful' homelessness problem says CIH Commenting on today’s Crisis report on core homelessness in Great Britain, Faye Greaves, policy and practice officer at the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), said: "This

  • Webinar: Shared housing options Subscription


    Webinar: Shared housing options This webinar explores the policy context as to why there is a growing need for a shared housing offer from social landlords. You can also download the Crisis 'Spare to share' toolkit here . You may also be interested

  • Homelessness - prevention and options

    1 May 2017General

    26 April 2017, Manchester Event handbook Presentations Chairs welcome and introduction Neil Morland, Housing Consultant The growing homelessness problem: why is it happening and what can be done to tackle it? Faye Greaves CIHCM, policy and practice