04 Nov 2021 | Building safety and housing management | Regulation and legal | Tenants and residents

Fire safety four years after the Grenfell Tower fire

Following the release of the UK Housing Review Autumn Briefing Paper 2021, John Perry gives an overview of the fire safety progress that has been made since the Grenfell Tower disaster.

02 Nov 2021 | Building safety and housing management | Regulation and legal

What is the true cost of a tenancy fraud, and does it matter?

Alan Bryce, non- executive director of the Tenancy Fraud Forum explains why it is fundamental for social housing providers to play their part in the fight against tenancy fraud.

29 Oct 2021 | Affordability and benefits

Affordable housing investment to lead the way out of the crisis?

Following the release of the UK Housing Review Autumn Briefing Paper 2021, John Perry takes a look at the proportion of government spending that goes towards affordable housing.

26 Oct 2021 | Climate and sustainability

Reducing carbon emissions in Northern Ireland’s homes

CIH Northern Ireland director, Justin Cartwright looks at what progress is being made in Northern Ireland around the zero carbon agenda, and where further work needs to be done.

26 Oct 2021 | Health | Tenants and residents

Making housing and dementia a national priority: fourth update from the National Housing and Dementia Forum

The fourth evidence session of the National Housing and Dementia Forum focussed on moving home in later life.

25 Oct 2021

Over two million foreign nationals excluded from social housing and benefits

Following the release of the 2021 UK Housing Review Autumn Briefing Paper, CIH’s John Perry summarises the evidence on total numbers excluded from housing and benefits due to immigration status.

21 Oct 2021 | About CIH | Career development

Meet the MalColm Smith Award winner 2001

The Malcolm Smith prize is awarded for the best piece of work focusing on housing law or policy during the last academic year by a student in Scotland, studying up to MSc level.

20 Oct 2021

Homes fit for purpose for an ageing population

CIH’s Sarah Davis, and a member of the Housing and Ageing Alliance, look at the urgency of improving homes for older people and the different agendas that social landlords must manage to achieve that.

19 Oct 2021

The worsening energy crisis - what more needs to be done to tackle fuel poverty?

Today BEIS have set out plans and a breakdown of the wider £3.9bn funding package to drive down the cost of low carbon heating technologies in the long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy.

18 Oct 2021 | Health | Homelessness

Sleeping out for Homeful

CIH president, Jo Richardson shares why she will be sleeping out for End Youth Homelessness on the 12 November 2021.

13 Oct 2021 | Health | Homelessness | Regulation and legal | Tenants and residents

Welcoming Afghan refugees – business as usual for Glasgow

David Bookbinder, director of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations, explains how Glasgow is responding to the crisis in Afghanistan.

11 Oct 2021 | Climate and sustainability

Addressing the urgency of the climate crisis

Randall Abate, speaker at The Big Conversation, 1 December, and chair in marine and environmental law and policy and director, Institute for Global Understanding shares the issues to watch at COP 26

24 Sep 2021 | Building safety and housing management | Digital | Regulation and legal

Video doorbells vs data protection

Sam Rose, CIH member and senior associate at Penningtons Manches Cooper discusses the data protection questions that surround the use of video doorbells,

23 Sep 2021 | Climate and sustainability

Reflecting on Scottish Housing Day and the journey onwards to net-zero

CIH Scotland policy and practice officer Catherine Hall reflects on Scottish Housing Day and it's impact in progressing the discussion on action to address the climate emergency.

22 Sep 2021 | Career development

How GHA and Wheatley are increasing opportunities for young people

Jehan Weerasinghe, managing director of Glasgow Housing Association (part of Wheatley Group) discusses why sponsoring the Bob Allan - Young Achiever in Housing award is so important.

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