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  • Increasing security in the private rented sector

    14 November 2017, webinarEvents

    Increasing security in the private rented sector About the event Time: 11.30am-12.30pm Speaker: Priya Thethi, policy and practice officer, Chartered Institute of Housing and Faye Greaves, policy and practice officer, Chartered Institute of Housing

  • 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

  • CIH responds to latest affordable housing statistics for England

    20/06/2017News

    CIH responds to latest affordable housing statistics for England Responding to figures released today on the number of affordable housing starts and completions funded by the Homes and Communities Agency and the Greater London Authority in England in

  • Election 2017: what do the manifestos say about housing?

    30/05/2017News

    Election 2017: what do the manifestos say about housing? CIH's head of policy Melanie Rees takes a look at what the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour manifestos say about housing. Although Brexit was the driving force behind the Prime

  • Webinar: What might the General Election mean for housing? Subscription

    23/05/2017News

    Webinar: What might the General Election mean for housing? CIH head of policy Melanie Rees analyses what the main parties are promising on housing ahead of the snap General Election on 8 June. Housing has already played a big part in the debate in

  • Three things we need to solve the housing crisis

    05/05/2017News

    Three things we need to solve the housing crisis As the election approaches our head of policy Melanie Rees looks at three areas we feel need urgent action to solve the housing crisis. The housing white paper had a mixed reaction when it was

  • Focus on influencing April 2017 Subscription

    27/04/2017Policy and practice

    The role of housing in effective hospital discharge, a free briefing Changes to starter homes represents a significant shift, a blog from David Pipe Understanding hoarding, a webinar Fixed term tenancies how and why are they being used, a webinar

  • What might an early election mean for housing?

    18/04/2017News

    What might an early election mean for housing? Theresa May’s announcement of a snap General Election has taken many people by surprise, but what will the decision mean for housing? Chartered Institute of Housing's head of policy Melanie Rees

  • Three wishes for housing in 2017

    11/01/2017News

    Unless government concludes its review of funding by creating top-up arrangements that are adequate, flexible and will grow to meet new need, there is a real risk that vulnerable people will face distress and, ultimately, homelessness if they can’t

  • Focus on influencing December 2016 Subscription

    09/12/2016Policy and practice

    Higher value sales levy Gavin Barwell has written to local authorities to tell them that the higher value asset sales levy which is intended to fund the extended right to buy for housing association tenants -will not be applied for the next financial