*you must be studying a CIH accredited course
A concessionary rate applies to the following classes of membership; Under thirty years old, tenant, HR professional, retired and career break. Subject to approval.
Manage your membership and subscription fees through our online portal; MyCIH. Here you can make payments, request invoices, update your preferences and more.
We can take payment over the phone at a time that's convenient for you with one our dedicated membership team.
If you're employer is paying you can request an invoice online, over the phone or via email. All we need is a PO number from you.
The majority of our CIH members will have a membership start date of 1 January and an end date of 31 December. To better satisfy our customer's needs, we have now moved to a rolling membership. For new or returning members, your membership will run for one year from the date you join/re-join.
CIH is an HMRC approved professional body which means that if you are a UK taxpayer and you pay your own membership fees, you may be entitled to claim tax relief on your subscription. By claiming tax relief, you are able to reduce the cost of your membership. Contact the membership team today on 024 7685 1700 or email customer.cih.org.
We offer different concessionary rates for members who provide support or have exceptional circumstances. These classes do not affect your membership grade but will reduce the cost of your subscription.
To apply for a concessionary rate you just need to select the relevant class on our online application form, a member of the team will be in touch if evidence is required.
If you are a housing professional under 30, you can become a CIH member at a rate of just £78 per annum. Ensure you upload your proof of age during your membership application.
If you're studying a CIH qualification or a programme validated by CIH through an approved centre, you may be eligible to receive CIH membership, free for the duration of your course. Contact the membership team if you already have a current membership subscription.
If you are retired or no longer in paid employment in any sector, you will be eligible for this concessionary class of membership. Your membership grade stays the same and you pay the concessionary rate of £78.
If you are working limited hours or not in paid employment, you may be eligible for this class of membership. Your membership grade stays the same and you pay the concessionary rate of £78.
Whether you're already a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing or are thinking of joining, here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.