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.
Become part of the biggest community of housing professionals, get access to all our member-exclusive events, and tap into resources and support to help you through your housing journey.
You become eligible for this grade upon successful completion of a CIH level 3 or level 4 qualification.
Become a certified practitioner CertCIH for less than £22 a month*.
There are many different ways to pay for your membership fee, including:
Concessionary rates are also available. Find out if you are eligible.
As a member you can attend all our events for free**, they cover a variety of topics, ranging from practical housing management, high-level policy discussions to webinars designed to support your professional development.
**Unfortunately due to the specific way these events are hosted, we are unable to include Manchester and live award ceremonies and dinners as part of the offer. Terms and conditions apply
Our mentoring programme is designed to support you in your career to help identify relevant development opportunities.
As part of your membership, you get easy access to a wealth of career development tools, documents and videos, to support you at different stages of your career.
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Our recordings cover various topics, from practical housing management and high-level policy discussions to events designed to support your professional development. All recordings are free for all CIH members, log in and listen/watch from anywhere.
You can apply online by following the link below. You will be required to create a my.CIH and verify your email address before completing your membership application. If you are having difficulties you find read our login guide here.
You can call also apply for membership over the phone. Call us on 024 7685 1700.
Sarita Gregory-Brook CertCIH | Head of Neighbourhoods (South East), A2 Dominion
It has been invaluable reaching out to colleagues across the sector to get their help and knowledge on projects I’m working on. I’ve been in touch several times regarding fixed term tenancies and new ways of working in relation to housing management models. The conversations I have had have really helped me to gather research and information, but also get points of view and gain an insight into what others are doing in the sector.
Josh Millar CertCIH | Housing Officer, City of Edinburgh Council
As a mobile worker, the weekly briefings make keeping informed so much more manageable since the material is always accessible from my fingertips. The range of publications ensures I am always primed for whatever new challenges wait around the corner and mean that when change comes knocking I am ready; turning a potential headache into a chance for opportunity, innovation and inspiration.