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Member only 08 Feb 2024

What you need to know about the proposed Competence and Conduct Standard for social housing

Discover the full detail of the new proposed Standards, which include an enhanced code of conduct and qualification requirements.

08 Feb 2024

CIH response to ESNZ Select Committee on energy bills for domestic consumers

We are pleased to have the opportunity to respond to the Committee’s inquiry on energy bills for domestic consumers. We have focused on three of the inquiry’s questions.

07 Feb 2024

Sector Snapshot: Qualifications in Wales

Explore CIH Cymru research to establish the current qualification make-up of relevant housing managers and highlight the level of skill and knowledge that already exists here in Wales.

This report sets out some of the key trends in the responses we received from across the sector.

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07 Feb 2024

Ciplun o'r Sector: Cymwysteraw yng Nghymru

Archwiliwch ymchwil CIH Cymru i sefydlu cyfansoddiad cymwysterau cyfredol rheolwyr tai perthnasol ac amlygu lefel y sgil a'r wybodaeth sydd eisoes yn bodoli yma yng Nghymru.

Mae'r adroddiad hwn yn disgrifio rhai o'r prif dueddiadau yn yr ymatebion a dderbyniom

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Free 06 Feb 2024

Scottish housing 2024: what the sector wants

In 2023 we asked CIH Scotland members what they would like to see in the upcoming Housing Bill - this paper summarises what you've told us needs to be prioritised.

05 Feb 2024

CIH Cymru: A five point plan for housing

CIH Cymru outline how we can work together to ensure everyone in Wales can access a suitable, safe, and affordable home

At CIH Cymru, we believe housing should be a foundational mission for government. Putting housing first will help deliver an equitable Wales where everyone has enough money to live. A Wales where everyone can afford the essentials and where child poverty is eradicated. A Wales where everyone can access a safe, affordable and sustainable home. This paper outlines how we feel this can be achieved.

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05 Feb 2024

Cynllun pum pwynt ar gyfer tai yng Nygymru

Sicrhau y gal pawb gael mynediad at gartref addas, diogel a fforddiadwy.

Bydd ymgorffori’r hawl i gartref digonol nid yn unig yn sicrhau bod unigolion yn gallu cael mynediad i gartref diogel, addas a fforddiadwy, bydd hefyd yn sicrhau bod mwy o arian ar gael i fuddsoddi yn ein gwasanaethau cyhoeddus, gan wella ein rhagolygon ariannol ac ansawdd bywyd am genedlaethau i ddod.

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05 Feb 2024

CIH Northern Ireland response to the Department of Finance consultation paper on domestic rating measures

We welcome the consultation on domestic rating measures.

In the pursuit of improving the sustainability of public finances, it is imperative to recognise that revenue generation is not just a choice but a critical imperative.

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25 Jan 2024

CIH submission to the Levelling Up Committee inquiry on children, young people, and the built environment

CIH submission focuses on housing as a critical element in the built environment and its impact on children and young people.

24 Jan 2024

Chartered Institute of Housing response to Ofgem Standing Charge Review Call for Input

Read the CIH response to the latest review from Ofgem on the Standing Charge Review.

24 Jan 2024

CIH submits evidence to Spring Budget 2024

CIH has submitted evidence to government ahead of Spring Budget on 6 March. This sets out our headline fiscal asks and builds on our manifesto work.

17 Jan 2024

CIH Cymru's response to the White Paper on ending homelessness in Wales

Read our response to the White Paper consultation on ending homelessness in Wales

Wide reaching change is needed in Wales to ensure that homelessness is rare, brief,
and unrepeated. Yet there are some impacts or unintended consequences that
need to be considered if the new homelessness and housing allocations system in
Wales is equitable for those needing homelessness assistance, existing social
housing tenants and those housing professionals implementing the new

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17 Jan 2024

CIH cost of living briefing: Spotlight on different parts of the UK

This cost of living briefing provides the latest research and data available and examines the impact of the crisis on tenants throughout the UK.

16 Jan 2024

Building blocks for life: How to develop effective health and housing partnerships

This paper draws on the emerging picture of health and housing partnerships, outlining the key steps to build successful partnerships to benefit local communities and tackle health inequalities.

16 Jan 2024

CIH’s response to the Regulator of Social Housing’s consultation on use of powers

CIH's response to the new use of extended powers given to the RSH.