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

    CIH North East Awards 2017

    CIH’s North East Awards give you the chance to showcase your outstanding work.

    Why enter?

    • Showcase your great work or the work of a colleague

    • Compete with the best in the country - the regional winners of the Apprentice of the year, New professional of the year and Exceptional contribution by a CIH member categories will automatically go through to the final of the prestigious Housing Heroes Awards 2017

    • Show your organisation is a great place to work

    How to enter?

    Simply download the form for the category you wish to enter, complete it and return it to by the deadline. The deadline date has now been extended to 6pm on Monday 13 March 2017.

    "Celebrating CIH awards in the North East"

    27 April 2017

    Venue: Gateshead College, Baltic Business Quarter, Quarryfield Rd, Gateshead NE8 3BE

    Time: 12.00pm - 3.00pm Approx (Timings subject to change)

    Kindly sponsored by:

    Gentoo logo    Mears logo  

                    TGHC logo     


     The categories

    Outstanding development of the year

    We are looking for a landlord who has shown ambition, determination and innovation to deliver an outstanding development of new homes. This is not all about scale. You may be a big developer who has found a way to deliver a significant number of properties or you could have developed on a much smaller scale but been particularly inventive in your approach. How did you deliver high-quality homes? And what impact has it had on people? Tell us the whole story.

    >Download the entry form now

    Outstanding innovation of the year

    This is your chance to show us real originality. You will have thought outside the box to deliver a service or product in a way which shows true innovation. Technology may have been central to your innovation but this isn’t essential. We’re looking for original thinking to deliver something which has strengthened your work. The best projects or ideas will have changed the way you work in a clear and sustainable way. They should also have helped you reduce costs and enhance your overall service.

    >Download the entry form now

    Transforming services for customers

    We’re looking for the ‘wow’ factor. How have your people worked together to create efficient, high quality, outstanding services that both you and your tenants can be proud of? How did you take your staff and residents on the journey with you? And what has the positive impact been? Your transformation of a specific service may be at the heart of your submission but we’re looking for work which has had a positive impact across the organisation.

    >Download the entry form now

    Apprentice of the year

    Do you have a truly outstanding apprentice who has hit the ground running and made a real contribution to your organisation? Or are you an apprentice and want to put yourself forward to compete against the best in the country.

    This award recognises the outstanding contribution of an apprentice in housing. It is open to any applicant undertaking an apprenticeship scheme or a traineeship, in any discipline and working in the sector.

    >Download the entry form now

    New professional of the year (CIH members only)

    This award will showcase, recognise and celebrate the successes of housing professionals at an early stage of their career and have normally worked in the housing industry for less than three years. This award is designed to demonstrate that it doesn’t matter what stage of your career you are at, you can achieve great success and achievements. If you know someone who has shown great promise early in their career or you’ve had a big impact yourself, this is the award for you.

    >Download the entry form now

    Exceptional contribution by a CIH member (CIH members only)

    Do you know a CIH member who has gone above and beyond to make an outstanding contribution? This award highlights outstanding professional achievement and individual personal contribution by a CIH member working in housing. We’re looking for someone who has shown their commitment to their organisation and the communities they work in.

    They will have made an outstanding commitment to their profession and be an inspirational role model for those working in housing. They will also personify the ethics and professional standards underpinning CIH membership.

    >Download the entry form now