Events are now member-exclusive as part of your membership fee, meaning you can attend all* our events for free. Our events cover various topics, ranging from practical housing management, high-level policy discussions to webinars designed to support your professional development.
Benefits of attending events:
*Due to the specific way these events are hosted, we are unable to include Housing 2021 and live award ceremonies as part of the offer
The new self-assessment tool is built around the seven professional standards characteristics and is relevant for everyone who works in housing, whatever your role or specialism. Designed to help you reflect on your career journey, identify key strengths, and highlight a clear path for further development. As a CIH member, you have access to the full version of the tool, which provides you with a detailed progress report and unlocks tailored resources specific to your requirements.
Mentoring is widely recognised as one of the most effective ways in which you can develop. Our mentoring scheme is a voluntary relationship between a mentor and a mentee, set for one year (maximum). Through the mentoring partnership, you'll be able to set goals and objectives. You'll develop your career, build confidence, gain knowledge, learn new skills and build strong relationships with other professionals.
The Knowledge Hub is designed to support you in your job by giving you access to various topics, ranging from practical housing management, high-level policy discussions, real-life case studies and more. Using the Knowledge Hub will develop your understanding of what you need to know to deliver excellent housing services.
Apply for the TOTUM PRO discount card to access a wealth of savings, offers and vouchers on your everyday essentials. The new name for the NUS extra student card, TOTUM PRO, unlocks brilliant discounts on many brands, from keeping fit and dining to travel and luxury items.
Be the first to know about all the breaking news for the sector as and when it happens.
Your CIH membership will unlock full access to Inside Housing so you can keep up to date with the latest housing news. You’ll receive a digital copy of Week in Housing, the weekly round-up and analysis of the week’s biggest stories, and a monthly bumper physical edition of Inside Housing, delving deep into key themes, with new levels of detailed analysis and in-depth research, packed full of knowledge and insight.
You can also make use of IH Live, a new mix of video and audio content designed to bring you the latest thinking, innovative ideas and guidance and regular IH newsletters straight to your inbox.
If you’re based in England you’ll receive your regional newsletter once a month from your regional manager packed full of the latest policy news, latest housing stories, upcoming events, training courses and qualifications.
All members will receive our fortnightly Housing Matters newsletter to ensure you’re kept in the loop with all things CIH as well as what is going on in the wider sector. Get all the latest about upcoming events and member-only blogs and reports.
Becky Mallory CIHCM | Tenancy officer, Newark & Sherwood Homes
Being a CIH member means that I am fully informed and up to date with legislation, knowledge and best practice which helps me to provide excellent housing services to everyone.
Paula Kennedy FCIH | Chief executive, Melin Homes
Without my membership, I wouldn’t have been able to get my first four jobs, so it’s been instrumental in getting my career going, but that is only a part of it. Membership also gave me access to a network of peers and a knowledge base that I have called upon throughout the 30 years I have worked in housing.