05 Mar 2021

Improving services starts with people

Hannah Green, lived experiences specialist at Centre for Homelessness Impact, explains why we should be focusing on the evidence of what works, and creating person-led solutions

04 Mar 2021 | Career development

Housing: where job satisfaction always outweighs the challenges

Jacqui Gilmore, head of housing and communities at Newington Housing Association sits down with her CIH policy and engagement manager, Heather Wilson for a chat about her housing career.

03 Mar 2021 | Career development

How I got hooked on housing

To help us celebrate National Careers Week 2021, Riverside Group’s head of sales Helen Reddington tells how she found her home in housing.

03 Mar 2021 | Career development

From boardroom to brick-laying – there’s something for everyone in housing

In celebration of National Careers Week, CIH regional manager chats with Laura Martin, housing development manager at Durham County Council, to discuss housing as a career.

02 Mar 2021 | Career development

Not just bricks and mortar – a career in housing is about helping people make homes

CIH regional manager Jill Allcoat sits down with Gentoo’s director of property Diane Carney for a National Careers Week chat about the joys and challenges of caring for people’s homes.

01 Mar 2021

Arthur Oscroft – a personal tribute by CIH president Aileen Evans

CIH president Aileen Evans shares a personal tribute to Arthur Oscroft.

01 Mar 2021

Places we're proud of

Jo Richardson shares more about Places We're Proud Of, a new guide encouraging more housing associations and local authorities to get involved in providing quality sites for Gypsies and Travellers.

01 Mar 2021 | Career development

Interesting, diverse, fantastic! Joe recommends careers in housing

For National Careers Week, Joe Mallen, income team leader at Trident Group, shares his top learning tips for a long and happy career in housing.

25 Feb 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Health | Homelessness

Now is the time for a national Housing First programme

This week sees the launch of the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) report Close to Home: Delivering a national Housing First programme in England, calling for a national roll-out of Housing First.

23 Feb 2021 | Building new homes | Health

Coming Home - tackling the housing crisis together

David Orr CBE gives further insight into the Coming Home report, commissioned by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, setting out vital actions to help tackle the housing crisis.

22 Feb 2021 | Building new homes

What the Social Housing White Paper says about: home ownership

Over the next few weeks, we'll be exploring some of the contents of the Social Housing White Paper. This week's blog focuses on home ownership.

18 Feb 2021

Coming out stories from Anchor Hanover - celebrating LGBTQ+ history month

Sharing more about their work to support LGBT+ residents, tenants and communities, Anchor Hanover’s, Cressida Stanley-Williams, wellbeing service development manager blogs for CIH.

12 Feb 2021 | Regulation and legal

What the Social Housing White Paper says about: landlord performance

Over the next few weeks, we'll be exploring some of the contents of the Social Housing White Paper. This week's blog focuses on landlord performance.

10 Feb 2021 | Climate and sustainability

Energy white paper: Powering our net zero future

We take a deep-dive into the headlines from the recent energy white paper.

09 Feb 2021 | Building new homes | Regulation and legal

Planning consultation opens for a stronger focus on beauty in national planning policy

CIH policy and practice officer, Hannah Keilloh explores the government's proposed amendments to consolidate a new focus on incorporating beauty and good design into the planning system.

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