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  • Domestic Abuse

    5 July 2019, London Training

    Domestic Abuse Description This course provides an overview of the dynamics of domestic abuse, identification, risk assessment and support processes and the impact upon victims and children. It will enable practitioners to be able to understand the

  • How do I help tenants to apply for discretionary housing payments (DHPs) Subscription

    05/02/2014Policy and practice

    How do I help tenants to apply for discretionary housing payments (DHPs) DHPs are designed to provide some help with housing costs for tenants in financial hardship. Since the implementation of the social sector size criteria and the overall benefit

  • Webinar video: How to increase demand for Hard to Let properties Subscription

    10/09/2014News

    Webinar video: How to increase demand for Hard to Let properties Find out more about the member exclusive webinar with Fleur Priest-Stephens specialist advisor, and the manager of the making best use of stock (MBUS) team at CIH. Despite the acute

  • Tenure reform - England

    17/04/2013Policy and practice

    Tenure reform - England Latest news The government has now introduced new flexibilities for housing providers to offer new tenants a tenancy for a fixed term, where they choose to do so. Where providers use these new flexibilities, they are 

  • Enabling people to move - England

    27/04/2012Policy and practice

    a web-based national scheme that will allow social housing tenants wanting to swap their home to see every available property in the country DCLG has allocated £13 million to help local authorities tackle under-occupation: government estimates that

  • How to... develop your tenancy policy

    20/01/2012Policy and practice

    How to... develop your tenancy policy Tenancy policies have been introduced as part of the government's wider package of social housing reform. These reforms include the introduction of fixed term tenancies and affordable rent. A tenancy policy,

  • Housing magazine January 2011 Subscription

    11/01/2011Policy and practice

    Housing magazine January 2011 Social housing reform - what next? Social housing reform, where next? Latest UK Housing Review - comprehensive analysis of the state of the housing market New - Opinion - what future for blighted communities The new

  • Introducing the year of practice

    26/04/2012News

    Introducing the year of practice Policy and Practice Officer David Pipe introduces our new year of practice campaign and explains how you can get involved during the next 12 months. Back in January I wrote a blog setting out how, for housing