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.

Member Only 02 Aug 2022 | Policy change

Social Housing Retrofit Accelerator Fund briefing

Get to grips with the Social Housing Decarbonation Fund (SHDF) policies and eligibility criteria.

  • Learn about the funding available
  • Understand which retrofit measures can be funded
  • Consider how to develop your bid.

The SHDF wave two bid window is expected to open in late August/early September 2022. Now is the time to get fully funded support from the Social Housing Retrofit Accelerator (SHRA) team.

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Member Only 29 Jul 2022 | Membership

Vice-President Hustings

Meet your three vice-presidential candidates

Watch our special hustings event with your three CIH vice-presidential candidates to discover more about why they want to take up the position of vice president of the Chartered Institute of Housing.  

Chaired by former CIH president, Aileen Evans, this is your opportunity to hear members questions to the three candidates, listen to our debate and hear the views of our three candidates. 

Watch this recording to find out more before you cast your important vote!  

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28 Jul 2022 | Policy change

Decarbonising Wales' Private Rented Sector

This event was chaired by national director of Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru, Matthew Dicks, who was joined alongside Tyfu Tai Cymru as they presented their five year housing policy project, which provides insightful analysis and fills evidence gaps to support policy progression.

Funded by the Oak Foundation, the project is managed by the Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru and covers three main strands:

  • Building the right homes to meet demand
  • Making sure housing is always a priority for local government
  • Demonstrating housing’s role in keeping people well and healthy.
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Member Only 18 Jul 2022 | Technical update

Net Zero Technologies in Housing

Hosted by CIH Eastern Group, explore recent developments and new technologies aimed at achieving net-zero targets.

Watch this event back with the CIH Eastern Group to discover best practices in this area and:

  • Gain an understanding of some of the strategies currently available to achieve net zero
  • Explore feedback from other housing providers on the difference these solutions have made to their homes
  • Look at real-life examples of new build and retrofit developments as we strive for a greener future.
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Member Only 15 Jul 2022 | Skills development

Tomorrow's skills matter today

Taking a long-term approach to skills and emerging trends

Long-term skills planning is crucial in a post-Brexit/pandemic landscape where skills shortages and a challenging labour market pressure employers.

Developing skills is a long-term investment, and building talent pipelines can both grow resilience within your organisations and mitigate against labour market shocks. Understanding existing capabilities within your teams will help you identify emerging gaps - not just over the next year, but along the timeframe of your upcoming business plans, dealing with issues such as decarbonisation, broader environmental pressures, advances in technology, and improving customer service levels.

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Member Only 11 Jul 2022

Choice and Control in Hoarding Disorder

This masterclass is created and designed for housing professionals across the UK who work with people who hoard.

Choice and Control in Hoarding Disorder is designed to be an educational, interactive and empowering masterclass that helps build your understanding of risk, legislation and positive engagement.

You'll explore practical examples from Megan Karnes, Hoarding UK and housing providers across the UK on how they have supported their residents.

Why watch?

  • Improve your understanding of hoarding disorder via introductions to psychological, practical, and legal information through discussion, video and activities
  • Learn more about standardising risk/risk assessments and referral processes
  • Discover support models throughout the hoarding relationship
  • Explore motivational interviewing at different stages of this process
  • Understand support models which have been shown to improve outcomes.
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Member Only 05 Jul 2022 | Policy change

Building Safety Act - Preparing for Implementation

Discover what you should be doing now to prepare for full implementation of the Building Safety Act

With the Building Safety Act now passed, it's really important that landlords begin preparing for the new regulatory regime and increased scrutiny on building safety.

This webinar provides you with an overview of what you need to do to prepare for the full implementation of the Building Safety Act by October 2023 to ensure you can meet its requirements, particularly in regards to the new, more stringent measures for high-rise buildings.

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Member Only 24 Jun 2022 | Policy change

Welsh Housing Quality Standard 2023 Consultation

Explore the recently published consultation on Welsh Housing Quality Standard 2023 with government officials and ask your important questions.

Listen back on this event to:

  • Get first-hand insight into the thinking that has shaped the components included in the new standard
  • Learn about the recent emphasis in the standard promoting the drive towards net-zero
  • Explore practical aspects of implementation and the expectations of affordable housing providers.
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Member Only 23 Jun 2022 | Career development

Building Better Boards - The Value of Constructive Challenge

Discover new approaches and ideas to boost your board function and explore the value of creating a constructive challenge culture within organisations.

The best performing boards understand that asking the right questions is key to achieving good governance and board effectiveness. The next session in our Building Better Boards series will explore the value of creating a constructive challenge culture within organisations. We’ll discover the benefits this can bring in building trust, creating new perspectives, improving information and idea sharing, strengthening decision making processes and identifying and mitigating risk.

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Member Only 21 Jun 2022 | Skills development

Tackling Cuckooing and County Lines in Our Neighbourhoods

Gather the skills and knowledge needed to help protect the individuals and communities you work with.

The risk to children, young people and vulnerable adults of being exploited through cuckooing or county lines operations is being highlighted and reported more frequently. It causes real damage to individuals that have been targeted and the communities around them. Housing professionals have a crucial role in tackling serious and organised crime.

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