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

Membership fees

How much does membership cost?

The fee you pay depends on what time of the year you join, the grade of membership you're applying for and whether you are based in the UK or overseas.

The fee schedules below provide information on the cost of membership, proportional fees and HMRC tax relief if you pay your own professional fees:

UK fee schedule 2016

Republic of Ireland fee schedule 2016

International fee schedule 2016

Pay by direct debit

You can spread your membership payments over a number of months at no extra cost. You can set this up online or by calling us on 024 7685 1700. Direct debits can be taken according to the following schedule options:

  • Annually (January)
  • Half-yearly (January and July)
  • Quarterly (January, April, July and October)
  • 10 monthly instalments (January to October inclusive)

Please note the months above may vary in your first year of membership depending on when you join. To start paying by direct debit download a direct debit mandate.

Other ways to pay

To pay by credit card or request an invoice to be sent to your organisation please download this form.

Please return either completed form in the post to CIH, Octavia House, Westwood Way, Coventry, CV4 8JP. Please note, we are unable to accept photocopies or forms by email or fax.

Tax relief on your membership fees

If you pay for your own CIH membership, you may be able to reclaim tax on the cost of your membership.

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