08 Feb 2021 | About CIH | Career development

Housing apprenticeships are amazing – but don’t take our word for it

This National Apprenticeship Week, find out what recent housing apprentices are saying about their learning experience.

08 Feb 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Health

We must do more to protect domestic abuse survivors

After a recent debate in the House of Lords, Home Office ministers were unwilling to accept amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill and grant a one year grace period from the benefit cap.

05 Feb 2021

Flapjacks and feudalism

CIH member, Claire Astbury gives an insight into her chapter in the new Academic Archers book, Flapjacks and Feudalism.

02 Feb 2021

What the Social Housing White Paper says about: tenant and resident engagement

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 tenant and resident engagement.

01 Feb 2021

Coming out – celebrating LGBTQ+ history month

CIH’s head of membership, Rebecca Clarke shares her experience of coming out and the journey she has taken to become the person she is today.

29 Jan 2021 | Regulation and legal

Northern Ireland Housing Executive reform: homes fit for the future

Justin Cartwright, national director for Northern Ireland, reflects on a recent CIH event discussing the reform of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

29 Jan 2021 | Climate and sustainability

Zero carbon ready from 2025 - a look at the Future Homes Standard and Future Building Standard

CIH policy and practice officer, Alexandra Gibson takes a look at why tackling climate change is one of, if not the biggest challenge the world faces.

29 Jan 2021 | Building new homes | Regulation and legal

The wrong homes in the wrong places?

We share our view on the government’s latest proposals for further permitted development rights for conversion to residential.

28 Jan 2021 | Climate and sustainability

What might the non-gas home of 2025 look like? 

In 2019, the Climate Change Committee recommended all new homes built from 2025 should be forbidden from connecting to the gas grid. Dr Neil Cutland, director of Cutland Consulting Ltd, explores.

27 Jan 2021 | Regulation and legal

What the Social Housing White Paper says about: consumer regulation

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 consumer regulation.

27 Jan 2021 | Health | Homelessness

Housing: worrying about worrying

There is a lot to worry about housing right now. Ben Marshall, research director at Ipsos MORI explores why Britons may not be as worried about housing as they should be.

26 Jan 2021

COVID-19 resources to support brilliant housing professionals

As the pandemic continues, we're continuing to update our existing free coronavirus support resources to help housing professionals across the country.

25 Jan 2021 | Affordability and benefits | Homelessness | Regulation and legal

How the new immigration rules affect social landlords

On 1 January 2021, radical changes were made to the UK’s immigration rules. We've outlined how this could affect social landlords.

21 Jan 2021 | Climate and sustainability

Let’s get moving, let’s get scaled up and let’s create a functioning market for retrofit

Hear from Richard McWilliams, director of sustainability, Turner & Townsend, on why 2021 has to be the year we really start to get to grips with the climate emergency.

21 Jan 2021 | Fire safety | Regulation and legal

What the Social Housing White Paper says about: safety in homes

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 safety in homes.

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