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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,

  • Committee report responds positively to CIH Cymru evidence on 'right to rent'

    30/10/2018News

    Committee report responds positively to CIH Cymru evidence on 'right to rent' The 'right to rent' should not be included in the Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales) Bill according to the Equalities, Community and Local Government Committee. 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

  • 'We are acutely aware that some tenants have been subject to discrimination'

    20/02/2019News

    'We are acutely aware that some tenants have been subject to discrimination' Today's new report on mental health and the private rented sector from Tyfu Tai Cymru is an invaluable insight into the issues faced by tenants and landlords alike, says Tai

  • 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

  • My housing story: Stacey Dove

    04/03/2019News

    My housing story: Stacey Dove For National Careers Week 2019, Stacey Dove, who works for Incommunities as part of the GEM (Graduate Employment Mentoring) programme, shares why housing can be the perfect fit for anyone passionate about social justice

  • Time for housing to be recognised as a human right

    18/06/2019News

    Time for housing to be recognised as a human right Three leading housing organisations in Wales are calling for the right to housing to be recognised in Welsh law. Tai Pawb, CIH Cymru and Shelter Cymru launched a jointly-commissioned report looking

  • 'Housing organisations should make domestic abuse a central consideration'

    12/09/2018News

    'Housing organisations should make domestic abuse a central consideration' Housing organisations should embrace Make a Stand, says WM Housing equalities manager Ravinder Kaur. You only need to look at the eye-watering numbers associated with domestic

  • 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