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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards


"We are an elected voluntary board, representing CIH - London, raising awareness of the capital's housing issues and policies by providing events and networking opportunities to our members."

A new chair has been appointed for CIH's London Regional Board:

Kate Dodsworth, executive director for people and startegy at AmicusHorizon, a G15 Housing Association, takes over from Jan Taranczuk.

Speaking about her appointment, Kate said: "I'm delighted to have been selected as the new CIH London chair. It's a crucial time for housing and i know our members in london are dealing with a huge number of priorities - from building more homes to delivering even better services for less money.

"Maintaining excellent standards for the sector is more important than ever and the London board has a pivotal role in helping members through change. I'm really looking forward to playing my part."

If you have any queries or want to come to meet the volunteers who make up the London Board please contact

Kate Dodsworth

Chair of CIH London Regional Board

Regional resources »

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Access a range of useful resources from the regional board including:

Visit the resources page

On 17 November 2014, CIH London launched SHAPE - documenting our housing policy priorities for the new 2015 Government.

SHAPE stands for: Improve Standards; Reduce Homelessness; Increase Affordability; Support Private Rented Sector & Improve Energy efficiency. Read more

LCCI has published its report:

Getting our house in order...the impact of housing undersupply on London businesses.

The London board was pleased to be able to contribute to the content.

View the report

Training courses in the London region »

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Our training programme is designed to ensure housing professionals and organisations are equipped to overcome the challenges they face day-to-day.


Events »

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Read the latest edition of our newsletter Capital Views - autumn 2015

Future events:

Drink Think Tank 7

30 November 2016, 6pm-9pm

Autumn spending review - What will be the impact on London’s housing market?

Speaker: Tom Copley, London Assembly member, Mayor’s office, City Hall

Key issues to be covered: challenges and opportunities, Mayor’s vision for housing new build programme, affordable & social housing targets, the rented housing market and how the landscape will change and investment targets. This event is FREE and open to both CIH members and non members. View flyer.

Book your place here


We have set out below an indication of future events - these will be free to CIH London members but non-members will be charged. 

  • Students' events
  • More drink think-tanks
  • Legal updates
  • Asset management
Additional events will be added from time to time. Full details and booking information for individual events will be issued at the appropriate time - keep an eye on your email inbox for CIH London emails.

Who's who on the London Regional Board

London Board members 2016-2017

Find out more about your board members 

CIH London regional support contact - Sharon Hackett


T: 024 7685 1786


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