Watch this event back to discover practical advice and tips to ensure your board has a good blend of experiences, skills and knowledge, along with a diverse set of views and backgrounds.
The Chartered Institute of Housing is delighted to bring you the next Building Better Boards event focussing on inclusive recruitment and succession planning to ensure boards are fit for the future.
Robust and effective boards are comprised of the right people with the right skills who are driven to support housing organisations in delivering outcomes for the tenants and communities they serve. Are you confident that you are reaching the best people for your business?
The event is relevant for chief executives, chairs, board members, company secretaries and governance leads.
Watch the event about UK Housing Review Autumn Briefing Paper, packed with data about the housing market, social housing, benefits and homelessness.
In this virtual event, we explored the new CIH mentoring platform and learned more about the benefits of mentoring, roles of mentors and mentees, reverse mentoring, the importance of championing diversity and inclusion, and shared mentoring best practices. We walked through the new mentoring system, functionalities and resources. We also heard from four mentors and mentees who shared their experiences of mentoring.
As we begin to build our way back from the pandemic, we need leadership at all levels which means the cultural shift that many organisations face will undergo as we move to a more permanent agile working environment. Watch the recording to find out more.
Join Alertacall and their expert panel of speakers, as they explore the recent Charter for social housing residents and discover how you can maintain and encourage regular contact with your communities.
The ideas lab looks at best practices adopted by two housing providers to meet the guidance set out in the White Paper. In particular, how to maintain and encourage regular contact with residents and their housing service, improve repairs reporting and the digital services and Internet of things (IoT) devices available to help to further increase safety and security.
Join the panel of speakers to discuss the report, define the key concerns of both landlords and residents and discover that they align closely with global-level work on principles for Artificial Intelligence ethics.
The speakers covered:
During the COVID-19 lockdown, most housing organisations have seen an increase in the anti-social behaviour cases they are dealing with; most cases are classified as neighbour disputes that are pretty challenging to deal with and can be open for a long time.
Jim Nixon, the community safety professional and podcast mentor, provided advice and guidance around tackling the more difficult neighbour disputes that can be ongoing for an extended period if they are not handled correctly in the early stages.
We heard from hoarding specialist Heather Matuozzo, who on behalf of Birmingham City Council, has been working with people who hoard. Heather shared effective methods to support people who hoard.
Reported domestic abuse cases increased by 10% during the first lockdown in 2020, with domestic abuse charities reporting a high level of demand for their services. Sector experts explained what organisations can do to prevent and reduce domestic abuse and shared the latest update on policy developments.
This virtual event reflected on the role the private rented sector has played in providing homes for people during the pandemic. We heard about the support that has been made available and what lessons have been learnt.