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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

  • CIH Cymru response to inquiry into benefits in Wales

    16/04/2019Policy and practice

    4.8 We would also encourage the committee to consider leavers through which Wales could gain a greater say in how benefits are delivered on a non-devolved basis. One option we believe worth further consideration is exploring the potential to

  • 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.

  • Private renting and mental health: a way forward

    20/02/2019Policy and practice

    Representatives from the PRS should be included in the governance structures of the Supporting People programme to increase the housing related support for private rented sector tenants with mental health problems Involvement of private sector

  • 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

  • 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