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

  • Focus on influencing: December 2018 Subscription

    11/12/2018Policy and practice

    Improving housing standards CIHs policy and practice officer David Pipe was featured on BBC Look East, talking about improving standards in social housing see https://t.co/Wh4XqnkctX (3mins 50 seconds) New publications, blogs and webinars CIH

  • Our housing hopes for 2019

    09/01/2019News

    Only 4629 new homes for the lowest ‘social’ rents were built in 2017/18 and, since right to buy discounts were increased in April 2012, 72,929 homes have been sold at huge discounts, with only 20,746 started or acquired to replace them. We’re

  • New annual housing supply figures 'still a long way short of where we need to be' says CIH

    15/11/2018News

    New annual housing supply figures 'still a long way short of where we need to be' says CIH New figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government show that annual housing supply in England amounted to 222,190 net additional

  • New project to examine how social housing is allocated

    31/10/2018News

    By understanding better what is happening now, and the reasons behind that, we’re aiming to open a debate about how things could be improved – and how we can get to a place where social housing is allocated in a way that allows it to play a

  • Webinar recap: The social housing green paper Subscription

    03/10/2018News

    Webinar recap: The social housing green paper CIH head of policy Melanie Rees and CIH policy and practice officer David Pipe discuss the content of the green paper with fellow CIH members to help shape our response to government. If you missed it,

  • CIH: right to buy should be suspended as new figures reveal sales continue to outstrip replacements

    13/09/2018News

    CIH: right to buy should be suspended as new figures reveal sales continue to outstrip replacements Figures released today by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have revealed that 2,452 homes were sold by councils in England

  • Government has made right decision on funding for short-term supported housing says CIH

    09/08/2018News

    Government has made right decision on funding for short-term supported housing says CIH Responding to the government’s announcement that funding for all supported housing will continue to be covered by the welfare system, Chartered Institute of