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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 stage you are at in your career or what ever you do in the housing industry CIH is here to support you and all members to achieve their potential and progress their career.

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 over 22,000 like-minded professionals. Members can access a range of local benefits offered by the regional or national board:

Progressing your career »

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Helping members stay ahead in a competitive job market is a key priority for CIH. Here’s just some of the benefits members can access:

Get recognition »

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CIH is recognised by the housing industry. The majority of CIH member hold a CIH qualification or are working towards. Here’s just some of the ways members get recognition:

Get involved »

Steaming cup of membership

As a member we want you to get involved in CIH activity and join regular debates and surveys:


Annual member survey

Please let us know what you think about the upcoming changes to CIH membership grades, how we can improve our work on a regional level, and your views on leadership and diversity of housing providers by completing our annual membership survey.

Complete today for the chance to receive your membership free of charge in 2016.


Become a member

You can access these 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.

T: 024 7685 1700


Member webinars: past and present

Book onto a CIH member only webinar or view recordings of past events.

CIH member webinars

Licensed Access

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