25 Feb 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Health | Homelessness

Now is the time for a national Housing First programme

This week sees the launch of the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) report Close to Home: Delivering a national Housing First programme in England, calling for a national roll-out of Housing First.

23 Feb 2021 | Building new homes | Health

Coming Home - tackling the housing crisis together

David Orr CBE gives further insight into the Coming Home report, commissioned by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, setting out vital actions to help tackle the housing crisis.

22 Feb 2021 | Building new homes

What the Social Housing White Paper says about: home ownership

Over the next few weeks, we'll be exploring some of the contents of the Social Housing White Paper. This week's blog focuses on home ownership.

18 Feb 2021

Coming out stories from Anchor Hanover - celebrating LGBTQ+ history month

Sharing more about their work to support LGBT+ residents, tenants and communities, Anchor Hanover’s, Cressida Stanley-Williams, wellbeing service development manager blogs for CIH.

12 Feb 2021 | Regulation and legal

What the Social Housing White Paper says about: landlord performance

Over the next few weeks, we'll be exploring some of the contents of the Social Housing White Paper. This week's blog focuses on landlord performance.

10 Feb 2021 | Climate and sustainability

Energy white paper: Powering our net zero future

We take a deep-dive into the headlines from the recent energy white paper.

09 Feb 2021 | Building new homes | Regulation and legal

Planning consultation opens for a stronger focus on beauty in national planning policy

CIH policy and practice officer, Hannah Keilloh explores the government's proposed amendments to consolidate a new focus on incorporating beauty and good design into the planning system.

08 Feb 2021 | About CIH | Career development

Housing apprenticeships are amazing – but don’t take our word for it

This National Apprenticeship Week, find out what recent housing apprentices are saying about their learning experience.

08 Feb 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Health

We must do more to protect domestic abuse survivors

After a recent debate in the House of Lords, Home Office ministers were unwilling to accept amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill and grant a one year grace period from the benefit cap.

05 Feb 2021

Flapjacks and feudalism

CIH member, Claire Astbury gives an insight into her chapter in the new Academic Archers book, Flapjacks and Feudalism.

02 Feb 2021

What the Social Housing White Paper says about: tenant and resident engagement

Over the next few weeks, we'll be exploring some of the contents of the Social Housing White Paper. This week's blog focuses on tenant and resident engagement.

01 Feb 2021

Coming out – celebrating LGBTQ+ history month

CIH’s head of membership, Rebecca Clarke shares her experience of coming out and the journey she has taken to become the person she is today.

29 Jan 2021 | Regulation and legal

Northern Ireland Housing Executive reform: homes fit for the future

Justin Cartwright, national director for Northern Ireland, reflects on a recent CIH event discussing the reform of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

29 Jan 2021 | Climate and sustainability

Zero carbon ready from 2025 - a look at the Future Homes Standard and Future Building Standard

CIH policy and practice officer, Alexandra Gibson takes a look at why tackling climate change is one of, if not the biggest challenge the world faces.

29 Jan 2021 | Building new homes | Regulation and legal

The wrong homes in the wrong places?

We share our view on the government’s latest proposals for further permitted development rights for conversion to residential.

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