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CIH in the Republic of Ireland

Learn with us. Improve with us. Influence with us

As the professional body for people who work in housing, our job is to make sure you have all the advice, support and knowledge you need to put housing policy into highly effective practice.

Our work in Ireland is supported by the Housing Agency which has tasked us with developing a network of expert housing professionals through CIH membership, education and training.

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As a member of CIH you get a whole range of benefits.

These include access to local housing policy knowledge, up to date housing news, and discounts on training and events in Ireland.

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Short courses, qualifications, events »



Financing the supply of social housing - date and time TBA

Short courses

Understanding hoarding - 8 December

Customer care skills for challenging customers - 9 December

Rent arrears preventation and management - 14 December

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Courses are available to all organisations and any individuals interested in attending.

Level 4 Certificte for the Housing Profession

Register now to start studying from 11 March 2016 in Dublin

Our Level 4 Certificate for the Housing Profession is esigned for Irish housing professionals aspiring to or working at management level. Due to demand, we've added an extra date for this popular course (NFQ equivalent level 6)

We're working with local partners to develop training and education services across Ireland, including in-house training tailored to your organisation's needs. For more information contact Tricia O'Keefe on Tricia.O' or +353 (0)1 656 4160.

Housing awards 2016 »

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Celebrate success at the Chartered Institute of Housing Awards 2016 - setting the standards for excellence in housing and related services across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Enter - Just being nominated is a great vote of confidence!

Attend - Join over 300 housing professionals across Ireland for our gala event on Friday 4 March 2016 in Belfast City Hall

Sponsor - Sponsor one of our housing award packages and you will be prominently profiled alongside the best in the industry


Voids guide

NEW! Effective voids management in Ireland just published in association with the Housing Agency

This practice guide aims to help housing organisations let homes as quickly as possible and in the best possible condition, to tenants who will most benefit from them.

Housing Ireland

Issue 8 (Spring 2015) just published and now available online

Find out more about Housing Ireland: The journal for housing professionals in the Republic of Ireland.

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