14 Jun 2024 | Building safety and housing management | Regulation and legal

Rethinking repairs and maintenance as if people mattered

Read how Tpas have been involved in our Rethinking repairs and maintenance project for the Better Social Housing Review

14 Jun 2024 | Tenants and residents

Proactive community presence – using case studies as a source of inspiration to innovate

One of the BSHR recommendations was for providers to return to having a community presence, Rachael Williamson, tells us of the importance of hearing the good practice of those already doing so.

14 Jun 2024 | Building safety and housing management

Guiding principles for placing residents at the centre of improving repairs and maintenance services

Matthew Scott, from our policy team, outlines why our launch of our repairs and maintenance guidance is so important for members to embrace.

14 Jun 2024 | Career development | Equality, diversity and inclusion

Role of the housing officer

Hear from James Prestwich, director of policy and external affairs at CIH, on how we're progressing with recommendation four on the Better Social Housing Review.

Member only CIH Unlocked 05 Jun 2024 | Equality, diversity and inclusion

Ria Bailes: Shaping CIH’s commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

As Pride Month gets underway, we talk with Ria Bailes about CIH's ongoing commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and where she feels the sector is currently at on its EDI journey.

Member only CIH Unlocked 05 Jun 2024 | Regulation and legal | Tenants and residents

Tackling anti-social behaviour in Ireland: Key takeaways from the virtual event

While this virtual event was tailored to members in the Republic of Ireland, much of what was discussed was just as relevant to landlords operating in the UK.

Member only CIH Unlocked 05 Jun 2024 | Affordability and benefits | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

How one Scottish council changed its approach to rent collection for the better

North Lanarkshire Council's shift from enforcement to engagement has paid off for all involved, as Liam Turner finds out.

Member only CIH Unlocked 05 Jun 2024 | Building new homes | Homelessness | Regulation and legal

General election 2024: The first two weeks for housing

From Michael Gove's confirmed departure to Labour's alleged plans to expand Housing First, we look at all the talking points from the first two weeks of the general election campaign.

Member only CIH Unlocked 05 Jun 2024 | Building new homes

Darkest before the dawn: Is it time for a modular comeback?

The UK's modular industry had a challenging couple of years, with news of factory closures and financial woes becoming all too familiar. But could things finally be on the up?

31 May 2024 | Career development

Fostering a culture of continuous improvement through Abri's CIH club

Trish Harrington from Abri tells us why it's important to set up a CIH club in your organisation.

Member only CIH Unlocked 23 May 2024 | Building new homes | Homelessness | Regulation and legal | Tenants and residents

General election 2024: Getting housing heard

With a date confirmed for the general election, now is the time to push housing to the top of the political debate.

Member only CIH Unlocked 23 May 2024 | Homelessness | Regulation and legal | Tenants and residents

The Impact of No Recourse to Public Funds: Key takeaways from the CIH virtual event

The No Recourse to Public Funds condition can have a devastating impact on anyone it is attached to, but especially women. Our recent webinar explored why this is and what's being done to help.

Member only CIH Unlocked 23 May 2024 | Building new homes | Planning | Regulation and legal

At a glance: Angela Rayner’s UKREiiF speech

Speaking ahead of the 4 July general election, Labour's deputy leader focussed on the party’s plan to deliver a “new generation” of new towns and the need to build on brownfield and ‘grey belt’ land. 

Member only CIH Unlocked 23 May 2024 | Building new homes | Homelessness

Gavin Smart on... Homes for All and the Church of England’s support for housing

What was the extent of CIH's involvement in the Church of England's Homes for All report, and how significant is it to have the Church so interested in housing? We talked with Gavin Smart to find out.

Member only CIH Unlocked 23 May 2024

Northern Ireland's PRS: Raising the bar through collaboration

Justin Cartwright explores the Department for Communities' main areas of focus in the private-rented sector, and how it is working with key partners such as CIH to deliver on them.