Dates and time

22nd April 2021 10.00am,  12.00pm and 1.00pm - 3.00pm

14th July 2021 10.00am, 12.00pm and 1.00pm - 3.00pm

20th October 2021, 10.00am - 12.00pm and 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Social housing in England is a £200 billion industry with an amazing history. This course will provide you with both big picture vision and aspirations of social housing, as well as exploring the day-to-day practicalities and challenges within the sector.

What will I learn?

At the end of this course you'll be able to:

  • Explain the origins of social housing and how this impacts on the vision and purpose of the sector
  • Describe the purpose and functions of social housing
  • Identify your role within your organisation
  • Outline the funding of social housing, the primary activities of housing providers and the six internal disciplines.
  • Define the range of housing provision and the key providers.
  • Recognise the wide and diverse range of tenants
  • Outline the rights and responsibilities of both tenants and landlords in the sector
  • Describe the internal and external partner relationships and how these are key to enabling social housing organisations to thrive
Who should attend?

This training will be valuable for anyone who works in social housing that wants a better understanding of the history of social housing and the fundamentals.

Benefits of attending

You'll gain an understanding of the types of housing provision that exist within the social housing sector and the communities and individuals they serve.

Here at CIH, we want to provide everyone involved in housing with the skills and knowledge needed to cope in the current pandemic.

Our online training has been developed by expert professionals on key topics that we know you need to be able to adapt to the changing environment.

Your trainer

Pauline Haynes started her career in the Social Housing Sector and was a founder member of Oxleas Housing Cooperative, worked as a Tenancy Relations Officer and Adviser to the Head of Housing.

She has been a Training Consultant and Coach for 23 years developing and delivering training programmes in the Social Housing Sector, Shelter. NHS, Local Government, Children and Young Peoples Services, HMP and the Probation Service. Pauline prides herself in delivering relevant insightful and engaging training that participants can use and apply to their job roles

How to book your place

Click book now to secure your place through our customer portal. If you don’t already have an account, you’ll you'll be asked to create one, but don't worry it's easy. Then select the training date you wish to attend and follow the instructions in the portal. For any questions or assistance when booking please contact us.

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