16 Apr 2024 | Homelessness

A collaborative approach: Tackling youth homelessness

A more collaborative approach to tackling homelessness was the key message at the recent CIH Future’s event on youth homelessness in partnership with Simon Community.

Member only CIH Unlocked 11 Apr 2024 | Building new homes | Climate and sustainability | Planning

Building a sustainable future: Rethinking strategic planning policy in Northern Ireland

The revision of the Strategic Planning Policy Statement presents a unique opportunity to shape a more sustainable future for Northern Ireland, writes CIH Northern Ireland's Justin Cartwright.

Member only CIH Unlocked 11 Apr 2024 | Building new homes

Moving to modular in Wales is a no-brainer – so how do we make it happen?

Matt Dicks explores the role that modular and offsite manufacturing could play in boosting the delivery of new homes in Wales.

Member only CIH Unlocked 11 Apr 2024 | Career development | Equality, diversity and inclusion

Why diversity in the built environment is crucial to future success

The built environment industry has typically lagged when it comes to diversity. Alma Sheren investigates how it could catch up and reap the benefits.

Member only CIH Unlocked 11 Apr 2024 | Equality, diversity and inclusion | Tenants and residents

‘It’s part of our DNA’: The small housing association leading the way on EDI

Manningham Housing Association continues to serve as a shining example of how to deliver on equality, diversity and inclusion in housing. How can others in the sector replicate their success?

Member only CIH Unlocked 27 Mar 2024 | Health | Tenants and residents

Combatting loneliness in social housing communities

With the loneliness epidemic especially acute among social housing tenants, what can their providers do to help?

Member only CIH Unlocked 27 Mar 2024 | Affordability and benefits | Building new homes | Building safety and housing management | Climate and sustainability | Homelessness | Regulation and legal | Tenants and residents

Quarterly roundup: Housing policy in Northern Ireland

Justin Cartwright recounts the past three months of housing initiatives and policy update in Northern Ireland.

Member only CIH Unlocked 27 Mar 2024 | Regulation and legal

What to expect from the Regulator’s new approach to inspections

Our recent virtual event sought to find out more about what the Regulator has learnt from its inspection pilots, and what local authorities in particular can expect once the new plan goes live. 

Member only CIH Unlocked 27 Mar 2024 | Homelessness

Up against it: Tackling homelessness during times of strife

As the number of people experiencing hardship in the UK continues to rise, so does the number of homeless. Some housing providers, however, are fighting hard to stem the tide.

25 Mar 2024 | Homelessness

Research into gambling harm and contribution to the impact of homelessness

Read the background from a report by Simon Community Scotland about the links between gambling harm and homelessness.

19 Mar 2024 | Affordability and benefits | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

Debt Awareness Week 2024

Megan Hinch discusses Debt Awareness Week 2024, highlighting barriers to debt advice and challenges in social housing, advocating for support and systemic changes.

14 Mar 2024 | Building new homes

Opportunities, challenges and trends in delivery of housing in England

Recent research found that 94 per cent of local authorities (LAs) are engaging with housing provision, what does this mean for housing opportunity in England.

Member only CIH Unlocked 14 Mar 2024 | Digital

Resilience in action: Lessons from a cyber crisis

Sara Sheard recounts how Incommunities survived a malicious cyber attack last summer and explains what it is doing to ensure it is fully prepared for any future attacks.

Member only CIH Unlocked 14 Mar 2024 | Building new homes

What is framing, and how can it be used to grow support for building social homes?

Expanding on a webinar hosted by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, we look at how framing can be used to shore up support for building more social homes. One for the communications professionals.

Member only CIH Unlocked 14 Mar 2024 | Building new homes | Climate and sustainability | Cost of living | Homelessness | Regulation and legal | Tenants and residents

Scotland’s Housing Festival 2024: A time for action

Around 500 delegates witnessed Callum Chomczuk declare a housing emergency at Scotland's Housing Festival 2024.