11 May 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Building new homes | Health | Homelessness | Regulation and legal

The relentless expansion of permitted development rights - creating more homes but at what cost?

CIH policy and practice officer Hannah Keilloh explores why tackling the housing crisis isn't just about numbers, but delivering the right homes, in the right places, at the right price.

10 May 2021 | About CIH | Health

Supporting the mental health of our communities

Yoric Irving-Clarke takes a look back at the pandemic and highlights the importance of housing organisations supporting the mental health of our communities.

07 May 2021 | About CIH | Career development | Climate and sustainability

Meet Catherine Hall, CIH Scotland’s new Policy and practice officer

In this blog Catherine tells us about why she decided to work in housing and how this links in with her passion for environmental law.

04 May 2021 | Building new homes | Homelessness

The role of shared housing in helping to combat Northern Ireland's division

Policy and engagement manager Heather Wilson explores the role of shared housing in combating the enduring divisions within communities in Northern Ireland

04 May 2021 | Building new homes | Health

How can we make retirement housing aspirational and not a sign of crisis?

Louise Drew, partner and head of building communities at law firm, Shakespeare Martineau explores the disconnect between the public and housing provider perceptions of retirement housing.

30 Apr 2021 | Building new homes | Climate and sustainability

Scotland’s elections and the ever-growing importance of ‘home’

In this new blog Catherine Hall, Policy and practice officer at CIH Scotland reflects on the importance of home ahead of the Scottish Parliamentary elections.

29 Apr 2021 | Health | Homelessness

Keeping 'everyone in'

As society begins to unlock, CIH's Yoric Irving-Clarke discusses why it’s vital that we don’t lose the progress or lessons we have learnt as a society during the pandemic.

28 Apr 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Building new homes | Health | Regulation and legal

The UK Housing Review – investment in housing

Alistair Smyth, director of external affairs & social investment at The Guinness Partnership takes a look at the UK Housing Review, highlighting the importance of good, safe, affordable homes.

27 Apr 2021 | Building new homes

Developing the skills to meet the vision for housing in Wales

National director of CIH Cymru Matt Dicks explores political party commitments ahead of the Senedd election.

26 Apr 2021 | Career development

What does Housing to 2040 say about our profession?

In this blog Callum Chomczuk, National director of CIH Scotland talks about why we need to support housing professionals if we are to achieve the ambitions set out in Housing to 2040.

21 Apr 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Homelessness | Regulation and legal

Government’s race commission largely ignores housing issues

CIH chief executive, Gavin Smart discusses the official Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities in the context of the housing sector.

20 Apr 2021 | Homelessness

We need affordable housing supply and radical policy responses if we are to end homelessness for good

This year’s UK Housing Review shows what can be done to address homelessness if the political will is there and highlights the divergence across the UK of progress to end homelessness for good.

19 Apr 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Regulation and legal

Thousands of European nationals could miss out on housing and benefits

European nationals living in the UK don't have long to apply to the European Union Settlement Scheme to regularise their status now that Brexit has brought an end to ‘free movement’.

15 Apr 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Building new homes | Climate and sustainability | Health | Homelessness | Regulation and legal

Housing to 2040 - a dream or promise for real deeds?

In 2019 the Cross Party Group on Housing established a sub group to respond to Housing to 2040. In this guest blog, Steven Tolson, Chair of the CPG sub group reacts to the final Housing to 2040 vision

14 Apr 2021 | About CIH | Health

Housing professionals and tenants working together to tackle stigma

CIH's Sarah Davis discusses our existing work and upcoming webinar with See the Person to address the stigma that many housing tenants and residents face.

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