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  • CIH Delivering housing with care and support for older people

    16 September 2013General

    Handbook Appraisal & Equal Opps Form Presentations Day one – 11 th September Update on the funding options for the older population Kevin McGeough, Senior Strategy Manager, HCA Impact of the welfare reforms on supported Housing Sarah Davis, Senior

  • Private Rented Sector Conference

    31 May 2013General

    Reaching its potential? The future role of private rented housing in the UK Delegate Handbook Presentations: The challenges for growth and what will the private rented sector look like in the future? Gavin Smart, Director of Policy and Practice,

  • Private Sector Housing

    17 May 2013General

    Private Sector Housing 17th Apri l and 20th April Changes to Housing Benefits Sam Lister, Policy Officer, CIH Developing Local Lettings Agencies to Prevent Homelessness Mike Rangecroft, General Manager, Inside Housing Solutions The Private Rented

  • Gear up for Welfare Reform: Protecting your income, helping your tenants

    19 April 2013General

    A guide to Welfare Reform – What you need to know about benefit changes? Sam Lister, Policy Officer, Chartered Institute of Housing Assessing the impact on your business strategy and practical solutions Claudia Cobban, Housing Manager, Severn Vale

  • Rent payment options and rent collections under universal credit

    18 April 2013General

    Wednesday 17 April 2013 CIH office, Edinburgh Universal credit, rent payment options and rent collection Sam Lister, Policy and Practice Officer, CIH Prepaid Cards Nick Peplow, Business Devlopment Director, Allpay.Net Limited Scotcash Sharon

  • Welfare reform publications

    24/05/2013Policy and practice

    Welfare reform publications Welfare Reform Act – CIH briefing paper (April 2012) The impact of the Welfare Reform Bill – measures on affordability for low income private renting families (March 2012) Leading the market – a research report into

  • 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

  • It's time for government to Cover the Cost to prevent homelessness

    09/05/2019News

    It's time for government to Cover the Cost to prevent homelessness On the day that Crisis launches its Cover the Cost campaign, CIH policy and practice officer Sam Lister explains that thousands of private renters on lower incomes are facing poverty

  • Boosting affordable housing: could revenue support help?

    14/03/2019Policy and practice

    screening out households with non-dependants and 10 awards that were exceptionally high or low.Acknowledgements The Chartered Institute of Housing thanks the following for their comments on a draft of this paper: John Bibby and Matthew Warburton,