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  • Equality and Diversity understanding policy

    01/10/2009Policy and practice

    Equality and Diversity: Understanding Policy, Promoting Good Practice Key Information Issue 10 Equality and diversity are important because: being aware of and proactive about the diversity of customers will ensure that housing organisations are able

  • CIH launches new scheme to champion equality and diversity in the housing sector

    11/07/2011News

    CIH launches new scheme to champion equality and diversity in the housing sector The Chartered Institute of Housing launches a Single Equality Scheme. Today the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has demonstrated its commitment to equality and

  • 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,

  • Housing and public policy in post devolution Scotland

    01/10/2004Policy and practice

    HOUSING AND PUBLIC POLICY IN POST-DEVOLUTION SCOTLAND 172 C h a r t e r e d I n s t i t u t e o f H o u s i n g restricted access to employment, goods and services; under-representation in senior positions in employment, in professions and in

  • Workplace health and equality e-learning courses

    04/07/2012News

    Workplace health and equality e-learning courses Are you up-to-date with health and safety and equality and diversity in the workplace? Find out how you can keep abreast of all the latest policies with these easy e-learning courses. Thanks to CIH’s

  • Let’s not take our foot off the gas

    13/07/2011News

    Let’s not take our foot off the gas Debbie Larner, Head of Practice, discusses championing equality and diversity issues For many years now our sector has really taken the lead in championing equality and diversity issues – both in our

  • CIH launches new improvement service for disability friendly housing organisations

    02/03/2011News

    CIH launches new improvement service for disability friendly housing organisations The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has strengthened its award winning Positive Action for Disability (PAfD) project with a new range of improvement services

  • Making a positive difference

    05/02/2010News

    "The challenge for CIH was to encourage organisations involved in planning and managing social housing to create more opportunities for disabled people to pursue careers in housing." The new Equality Bill which is scheduled for introduction in 2010

  • Delivering housing services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender customers

    11/04/2011Books

    Delivering housing services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender customers Working with leading Stonewall Diversity Champions, Gentoo, Metropolitan Housing partnership and Knowsley Housing Trust, CIH has developed a new practice brief which

  • CIH consultation response to overcrowding statutory notices

    18/06/2015Policy and practice

    These factors may be compounded by lack of knowledge regarding housing rights or routes to accessing a suitable home. Language barriers may also make it more difficult for some to understand and respond to an OSN or to seek help. Households on low