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  • Focus on influencing: December 2018 Subscription

    11/12/2018Policy and practice

    | www.cih.org | 02476 851 789 organisations selected to present evidence to the Special Rapporteur, CIH Cymru Director Matt Dicks joined Shelter Cymru and Tai Pawb in advancing evidence relating to: the overall impact of poverty in Wales the

  • Response to joint inquiry into welfare policy in NI

    31/05/2019Policy and practice

    The impact of the two child policy means that a family with three of more children will be financially disadvantaged by 2,780 per year per child for their 30 There were 14,167 vacancies notified in the fourth quarter of the 2017/18 financial year, a

  • Rethinking social housing Northern Ireland final report

    14/11/2018Policy and practice

    The report offers an evidence base on the current role and purpose of social housing and explores collective experiences and views about its future, which will be of interest to political key decision makers. The project Rethinking social housing

  • Housing Studies Association conference discusses ‘housing as a site of struggle’

    17/04/2019News

    How do we build houses that enable people to ‘feel at home’? Similar issues were discussed on day 2 with Peter Matthews (University of Stirling) and Lindsay McCarthy (Sheffield Hallam) exploring housing and homelessness from LGBT+ and feminist

  • Open Doors - Reducing Inequality in the PRS

    15/03/2019News

    61% of those who have arrived since 2001 live in the PRS, (Census, 2011). The above is not an exhaustive list but potentially enough to bring about conversation around how we tackle the equality issue within the PRS to ensure that everyone can live

  • Rethinking social housing Northern Ireland summary report

    14/11/2018Policy and practice

    (2015). Evaluation of accommodation based services funded by Supporting People (SP). Belfast: NIHE. 3ACHESON, N. (2016). Supporting People partnerships in Northern Ireland. In P. SHANKS, & D. MULLINS, Housing in Northern Ireland, 1st ed. (pp.

  • Haven or Hell? A critical debate on the implications of ageing-in-place

    15/07/2019News

    Because I knew we had limited suitably adapted accommodation available and accessing the stock we did have could involve a wait of months or even years. I assumed that by ageing-in-place individuals were able to preserve their identity and attachment

  • UK Housing Review 2018 Autumn briefing paper

    02/10/2018Policy and practice

    Homeownership and market renting The housing market is also feeling the effects of economic stagnation, with prices falling in some areas, notably parts of London. One way in which the government continues to stimulate homeownership is via the right