Our publications focus on the latest policy topics and practical advice that you need to do your job. CIH members can access all our publication documents for free, please ensure you are logged into the website.

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.

16 Jan 2024

CIH response to the Criminal Justice Bill call for evidence

Read our full submission to the call for evidence on the Criminal Justice Bill

Member only 10 Jan 2024

Housing in Scotland: January 2024

This new CIH member briefing sets out some of the big issues in housing for the year ahead and poses some of the questions you might want to think about in your organisation.

Member only 04 Jan 2024

What you need to know about the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and wider planning reform announcements

Government has updated the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). This briefing summarises what's changed in the NPPF and the wider planning announcements which accompanied the publication.

Free 21 Dec 2023

Consultation response: enhancing the accessibility, adaptability and useability of Scotland’s homes

CIH Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's review of accessibility standards for new homes.

Member only 20 Dec 2023

What you need to know about the Welsh Government draft budget 2024 - 2025

The draft budget, published on 19 December 2023, sets out revenue and capital spending plans for 2024 to 2025.

Member only 20 Dec 2023

What you need to know about the Scottish Government draft budget 2024 - 2025

Published on 19 December 2023, the Scottish Budget sets out the Scottish Government’s proposed spending and tax plans for 2024 to 2025, as presented to the Scottish Parliament.

Member only 20 Dec 2023

Beth mae angen i chi ei wybod am Gyllideb Ddrafft Llywodraeth Cymru 2024-2025

Mae’r gyllideb ddrafft, a gyhoeddwyd ar 19 Rhagfyr 2023, yn nodi cynlluniau gwariant refeniw a chyfalaf ar gyfer 2024 i 2025.

Free 19 Dec 2023

Consultation response: regulation of social housing in Scotland

CIH Scotland responds to the Scottish Housing Regulator's review of the regulatory framework for social housing.

18 Dec 2023

CIH responds to APPG for council housing inquiry

CIH has submitted a joint response with Crisis to the APPG inquiry on current and future demands for council housing.

13 Dec 2023

A year on from the Better Social Housing Review – what’s changing?

A report highlighting the work CIH and NHF have done to support our members since the release of our BSHR action plan earlier this year.

Member only 13 Dec 2023

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

The Social Housing (Regulation) Act passed in July 2023 conferred new powers on the Regulator of Social Housing (the Regulator) in respect of its consumer standards and regulatory role, and made changes to some existing powers (as established in the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008).

CIH is keen for members to inform its response to this consultation; please provide your comments and feedback to sarah.davis@cih.org by 8th January 2024.

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12 Dec 2023

Focus on influencing: December 2023

This publication provides a round up of recent Scottish briefings, consultation responses and member updates.