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  • Discrimination and The Equality and Human Rights Commission - FAQs

    09/10/2018News

    age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. There are several different forms which discrimination can take including direct discrimination,

  • 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

  • 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

  • Domestic abuse and housing: member briefing Subscription

    06/12/2018Policy and practice

    Review of Legislation In order to better support social landlords to protect victims of domestic abuse and strengthen their rights, CIH Scotland would like to see a review of the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981. This

  • 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