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  • Getting to grips with Irish housing debt


    One in four households were in arrears in 2009 with at least one bill or loan, up from one in ten in 2008 Nearly half of all households in 2009 said they weren’t able to meet an unexpected expense without borrowing, while 11 per cent of households

  • UK Housing Awards winners 2012 Subscription

    10/08/2012Policy and practice

    UK Housing Awards winners 2012 Housing practice magazine issue 22 The UK Housing Awards are the sector's most prestigious awards, recognising and celebrating excellence in social housing. They are part of CIH's commitment to identify and share

  • Tackling worklessness - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/03/2009Policy and practice

    Tackling worklessness - Housing practice magazine Issue 1 Tackling worklessness: Is an integral part of the regeneration of neighbourhoods, cementing community cohesion and supporting local economic vibrancy Can contribute to addressing rent arrears,

  • Running a business from home

    01/11/2010Policy and practice

    Running a business from home England Running a business from home is becoming increasingly common, it is estimated that currently one in four people now carry out some kind of work from home. There are many types of business that a tenant could run

  • Introducing transforming estates - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/10/2009Policy and practice

    Introducing transforming estates - Housing practice magazine Issue 5 Estate transformation and tackling 'deprived neighbourhoods' has a long history with mixed results. CIH and regeneration consultancy ECOTEC have conducted a series of case studies

  • Tackling Worklessness: a toolkit


    Specific approaches to tacking worklessness Introduction A. Tackling worklessness through frontline housing services 1. Sharing information, signposting and referral 2. Linking housing and employment advice 3. Information, advice and guidance

  • Social housing should boost chances of working people, not create ghettos, Newham Mayor tells conference


    Matt Oakley believed it was “only feasible in the Eastern region, the South East and London”. Diane Lee said tenants “didn’t like it” and Sir Robin Wales cautioned that “the more we put the rents up, the less we’ll be helping [tenants]

  • Housing and the jobless: What we can do for you


    The Can Do Toolkit (CIH Cymru /i2i) developed by the sector to deliver jobs and training through housing investment has created nearly 2,600 opportunities in the last three years alone. We need to keep reminding government and other decision makers

  • Getting the design of Universal Credit right now is critical to its success


    Getting the design of Universal Credit right now is critical to its success Responding to the DWP select committee report, 'Universal Credit implementation: meeting the needs of vulnerable claimants', CIH urges government to take note of the findings

  • Consult CIH praises Liverpool City region commitment to tackle worklessness


    "This has been a really fascinating project for us and fits perfectly with the type of work that we undertake which helps to improve and develop organisations and the services provided to communities.  Through our community focused regeneration work