23 Mar 2023 | Climate and sustainability | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

Let’s collaborate to start an honest and open conversation about retrofit

Kathy Thomas, communication project manager (net zero) at the Northern Housing Consortium, discusses a recent joint project with Placeshapers and Tpas to improve resident engagement.

23 Mar 2023 | Affordability and benefits | Climate and sustainability | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

Support needed for warmer rural homes

Originally written for Rural Housing Week 2022, Rural Community Network's Aiden Campbell explores additional challenges faced by rural dwellers when trying to heat their homes

23 Mar 2023 | Building safety and housing management | Health | Regulation and legal | Tenants and residents

The state of older people’s housing in Wales

In February 2023 Care and Repair Cymru published a report looking into the state of older people’s housing in Wales. The report showed that older person’s housing in Wales needs investment.

22 Mar 2023 | Tenants and residents

Doing best, what matters most: the Johnnie Johnson Housing ethos for customer satisfaction

In this blog Kate McArdell-Broome discusses how their innovative approach to customer centric design has transformed the way they listen and respond to customers' needs for the better.

21 Mar 2023

Housing organisations want to rise to the challenge of providing more housing to those in need

Julie Steele examines how insight and analysis of housing in Northern Ireland highlights the scale of challenges faced by a sector, providing a renewed purpose to provide safe and secure housing.

21 Mar 2023 | Building new homes | Planning

Levelling Up continues to lack a coherent strategy – The UK Housing Review 2023

Alexandra Gibson discusses the devolution announcements in the Spring Budget, drawing analysis from the 2023 UK Housing Review to assess the role of housing through the Levelling Up lens.

17 Mar 2023 | Equality, diversity and inclusion | Tenants and residents

In my shoes: building a better future for refugees and migrants in the UK

Paul Hassan discusses ACH's innovative and empathetic approach to providing residential support for refugees.

13 Mar 2023 | Planning | Tenants and residents

Documenting the shocking realities of sub-standard office to residential conversions

Sally Louise Roscoe, projects assistant at the Town and Country Planning Association explores the challenges with the rise of office to residential permitted development rights.

09 Mar 2023 | Career development | Tenants and residents

Getting in to housing

Jay Rumboldt CIHM shares more about his career in the sector, as well as a few perks and pointers I have picked up along the way.

08 Mar 2023 | Career development

Housing is a great place to work

For National Careers Week, Trish Harrington Cert CIH, Abri, and vice chair of CIH professional standards committee, shares her passion for housing and being part of our CIH community.

08 Mar 2023 | Career development

My career in housing and the importance of professionalism

Continuing our support of National Careers Week we chat with Brendan Morrissey CIHCM, assistant director of customer and communities, Clanmil Housing Group on his career in housing.

03 Mar 2023 | Career development | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

Building confidence and skills for the future with Phoenix

17-year-old Phoenix resident. Michael Frimpong shares how becoming part of the organisation's Youth Council has built skills and brought attention to issues impacting young people in the community.

03 Mar 2023 | Career development

Becoming your best self with mentoring

In celebration of National Careers Week, CIH regional manager Jill Allcoat chats with Lisa Ratcliffe, performance analyst from Aspire Housing to discuss how mentoring can unlock potential.

02 Mar 2023 | Homelessness

Homelessness statistics should shock and shame the government into action

Hannah Keilloh discusses why the two sets of homelessness statistics released this week must be taken seriously.

28 Feb 2023 | About CIH | Career development

Where next for housing education in Scotland?

In this new blog Callum Chomczuk, national director at CIH Scotland considers the future of professionalism for the housing sector in Scotland.

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