07 Jun 2023 | Building new homes

From prefabs to modern methods of development: challenges, potentials and lessons learnt

As the construction of traditional new homes continues to face challenges, developers are increasingly turning to modern methods of construction (MMC) to deliver new developments.

05 Jun 2023

Two areas where housing can help limit waste

On World Environment Day policy and practice officer Matthew Scott looks at how housing organisations can help to limit waste and contribute to a circular economy.

05 Jun 2023 | Affordability and benefits | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

Child poverty after housing costs on the rise again

Dr Juliet Stone discusses the research behind the latest local child poverty statistics and why considering local circumstances is vital when examining child poverty.

01 Jun 2023 | Equality, diversity and inclusion

Housing is a feminist issue

Tracey Downie discusses why we need to improve the access and delivery of housing for women and influence housing providers and policy makers to address women's needs in the services they offer.

31 May 2023 | Equality, diversity and inclusion

A career in housing, not following in the family footsteps

This #InMyShoes blog by Trishna Tripuraneni discusses her career path and why working in the housing sector has proved her most rewarding role to date.

31 May 2023 | Equality, diversity and inclusion

Your CIH needs you - be an ally and complete the EDI census

CIH president, Lara Oyedele, calls on members to complete the EDI census to ensure the next generation of members and housing professionals are even more representative of tenants and communities.

30 May 2023 | Health | Tenants and residents

The new national dementia strategy brings housing into focus

As we mark Dementia Awareness Week in Scotland, Ashley Campbell reflects on Scotland's new national Dementia Strategy.

29 May 2023 | Career development | Equality, diversity and inclusion | Tenants and residents

Powerful lessons from agile working

Greatwell Homes’ Julie Robinson shares her experience of the benefits and subtleties of agile working.

29 May 2023 | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

The digital divide

The digital divide is a frustrating characteristic of the modern world; one that cannot be fixed by one sector alone. Branwen Evan's discusses how the housing sector can be part of the solution.

26 May 2023 | Building safety and housing management | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

Flooring and furniture: the difference between a house and a home

In this blog Claire from End Furniture Poverty discusses why flooring should be a fundamental decent homes standard for social housing.

22 May 2023 | Homelessness

A home is more than a roof over our heads: Why having a home must be a necessity, not a luxury, if we're to end homelessness for good

This blog by Fay Greaves from Crisis, explores the latest research pointing to the importance of placing the provision of homes at the centre of efforts to end homelessness.

19 May 2023 | Cost of living | Tenants and residents

Supporting older people through the cost of living crisis

Charley Gibbons discusses Orbit's proactive approach to identifying and contacting older customers who may be particularly vulnerable to the impacts of the cost of living crisis.

18 May 2023 | Building safety and housing management | Career development | Planning

Mentor spotlight - Niall Sheridan

In this new series by CIH Northern Ireland, we're sitting down with some of our mentors to discover more about them.

18 May 2023 | Climate and sustainability

New SHDF statistics show progress, but we need to go further on decarbonisation

The impact of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) is revealed for the first time showing great progress but also revealing how much work must still be done.

17 May 2023 | Health | Tenants and residents

The Dementia and Housing Working Group relaunches

The chair of the Dementia and Housing Working Group discusses the difference good housing makes for people living with dementia and the group’s action-oriented ethos that creates tangible outcomes.