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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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Membership benefits

Whatever you do in the housing industry and whatever stage you're at in your career, CIH is here to support you to achieve your potential.

Keeping you informed and helping to do your job »

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Members receive a range of time saving and timely resources to help you excel in the workplace and to be brilliant at whatever you do. Here’s a sample of just some of the resources members receive:

Build your networks »

Think membership

Membership of CIH is a great way to network with like-minded professionals. Members can access a range of local benefits offered by our regional and national boards:

Influence the future »

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We want CIH members to get involved as we seek to shape housing policy across the UK:

Progressing your career »

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Helping members stay ahead in a competitive job market is one of our biggest priorities. Here are just some of the benefits members can access:

Get recognition »

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Being a member of CIH is a great way to demonstrate your professionalism and commitment. Most CIH members hold a CIH qualification or are working towards one. Here are just some of the other ways members can get recognition:

Get involved »

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As a member we want you to get involved and have a say in what we do:


Become a member

You can access member exclusive briefings and more when you join today

Tenant membership

Discounted CIH membership for active tenants from £56.

Contact membership services to find out more.

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Member webinars: past and present

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Licensed access

CIH chartered members can now apply to instruct a barrister under the licensed access scheme. To find out more contact us at