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