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

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Media centre

In our media centre you can find more information about CIH, statistics and research from experts in the sector, and photos, biographies and speeches from our spokespeople.

  • For latest news from CIH go to our press releases
  • Read comment and opinion from CIH and other sector experts on our blog

Talk to us
Do you need more information, comment, or would you like to speak to one of our spokespeople? Contact our press team at or by telephone using the contact numbers on the right.

Biographies »

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Get to know the people behind CIH, with biographies from:

Policy work »


  • CIH produces a range of free publications on policy and practice issues
  • Our book shop contains our flagship publications, like the UK Housing Review

Videos »

Gavin Smart speaking at Housing 2014, Manchester

Watch videos on our YouTube channel for the inside track on CIH and coverage of our headline events

Photos »

Photo of the conference hall at Housing 2011

Photos of our main events, memership activities and spokespeople can be found on our Flickr page


Press office

Call us:
024 7685 1700
Out of hours:
07432 692688 (Louise)
07951 054315  (Jon)

024 7685 1788
07432 692688

024 7685 1767
07951 054315

Annie - Scotland
0131 225 4544
07507 487940

Julie - Wales
029 2076 5760
07748 657985

Nicola - Northern Ireland & ROI
02890 778222
07956 114655



We have lots of experts who love to talk about housing.  If you would like us to comment, please give us a call

Gavin Smart
Deputy chief executive