We have different types of membership to support you at whatever point of your career you are at.
Whether you're a student just starting in housing, a front-line professional looking to move into management, or a chief executive or senior leader wanting to demonstrate your commitment to professionalism and the industry.
We often see individuals who are new to the industry, students, individuals with front line roles, apply for this grade.
Known as the "industry standard" for housing professionals, this grade shows employers that you have achieved a certain level of skills and knowledge needed to be a housing professional.
We often see individuals who are housing officers, middle management or have established a career path or are studying a qualification, apply for this grade.
We often see individuals who are senior managers, aspiring leaders and experienced professionals, apply for this grade.
This is an honoured class of membership recognising highly experienced professionals who have made a significant contribution to the housing profession. It's the most senior membership grade offered by CIH.
You can apply online by following the link below and selecting the relevant membership grade for you. Alternatively you can call us on 024 7685 1700 and complete your membership application over the phone.
Your application is subject to approval and our membership team will contact you once it has been reviewed.
If you are having difficulties applying for your membership online, please visit the help page or give us a call.
If you have any questions about our membership, we’d love to hear from you. You can email us, give us a call or submit an enquiry and we will be happy to help.
All members are required to uphold the CIH code of conduct and code of ethics to evidence their professionalism and dedication to the sector, in addition to their commitment CIH’s mission, principles and values.
All CIH members, regardless of grade, must integrate these principles into every aspect of their professional behaviour and professional decision making.
We have a responsibility to maintain professional standards in the housing industry and to ensure housing professionals are equipped to make effective decisions in challenging situations. The purpose of this policy is to set out CIH’s requirements for all grades of membership and outline the terms and conditions entered into as a CIH member.