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  • Northern Ireland Housing Conference

    Wednesday 25th April 2012, Titanic Centre, BelfastEvents

    Northern Ireland Housing Conference SAVE-THE-DATE for a Landmark Conference in a Landmark Venue CIH Northern Ireland is proud to present THE POLICY CONFERENCE 2012 Wednesday 25th April 2012   CIH Northern Ireland is proud to present THE POLICY

  • Guide to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit 2012/13

    14/05/2012Books

    Guide to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit 2012/13 This edition covers all the new rules across the United Kingdom and contains many practical examples and over 80 useful tables for quick reference. The Guide has a strong reputation for clear,

  • Financial inclusion

    10/04/2013Policy and practice

    The current economic climate is more challenging than ever with rising unemployment Benefit caps and housing benefit reductions will mean many tenants on benefits experiencing a drop in income Introduction of direct payment housing benefit will also

  • Young people and housing - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/02/2011Policy and practice

    Young people and housing - Housing practice magazine Issue 13 Housing is a key issue for young people because without a secure place to live they are unlikely to succeed in being indpendent. This issue of housing practice is about the issues young

  • Scottish Housing Matters - issue 56 Subscription

    05/12/2011Policy and practice

    Scottish Housing Matters Issue 56 - Includes articles on the opening of the CIH Scotland office, Housing: a human rights issue,  Analysis of the Scotland budget, Planning for an ageing population and 2012 homelessness

  • Community Cohesion and Housing

    10/01/2007Books

    Community Cohesion and Housing A cohesive community is one that is in a state of wellbeing, harmony and stability. This guide aims to help housing organisations, housing professionals and the residents they work with achieve more cohesive

  • Code of Guidance for Local Authorities on the Allocation of Accommodation and Homelessness

    01/06/2011Policy and practice

    A full copy of the Code of Guidance can be accessed on the Welsh Government's website Sections 169 and 182 of the Housing Act 1996 (the 1996 Act) require local housing authorities to have regard to guidance issued by the Secretary of State in  the

  • New guidance on standards of temporary accommodation

    17/11/2010News

    New guidance on standards of temporary accommodation CIH and Shelter Scotland launch first ever guidance on standards for temporary accommodation CIH and Shelter Scotland launch first ever guidance on standards for temporary accommodation. The first

  • Housing and the media

    07/03/2011News

    And, as if all that wasn’t bad enough – some elements of the media also choose to focus any housing stories they do run on either ‘benefit scroungers’ or ‘migrants stealing houses from local people’. Neither story has any basis in reality

  • Four of CIH’s most prominent figures named in top 50 power players’ list

    11/04/2012News

    Four of CIH’s most prominent figures named in top 50 power players’ list Over 200 of the UK’s most senior figures in housing – including politicians, leading academics, lawyers and housing chief executives – have ranked Sarah Webb, Paul