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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

  • 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

  • Equality and diversity - Housing practice magazine Subscription

    01/04/2009Policy and practice

    Equality and diversity - Housing practice magazine Issue 2 This edition of housing practice provides an overview of seven different strands of diversity. It explores why these issues are important for housing and how discrimination can occur. It

  • 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

  • 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

  • CIH Level 4 Diploma in Housing Practice (QCF)

    18 May 2012Qualifications

    CIH Level 4 Diploma in Housing Practice (QCF) This qualification will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to face the current challenges in housing, covering key issues in housing strategy and policy. Successful completion of this

  • Don't accept the world as it is

    14/03/2014News

    Don't accept the world as it is "Don't accept the world as it is. Dream about what the world could be - then help make it happen." - Paul Diggory, CIH Cymru board member, weaves his way around Sochi, civil rights and smashed teeth to tell us why he's