Access a range of briefings, consultation documents and reports which provide detailed industry information and housing statistics.

26 Nov 2021

Private rented tenancies in Northern Ireland and 'notice to quit' periods

The research report was carried out on behalf of the Department for Communities on ‘notice to quit’ periods in Northern Ireland

The report summarises three main areas:

  1. What existing evidence tells us about notice to quit (NTQ) periods and their equivalents in Northern Ireland (part one of this report) and outside Northern Ireland;
  2. Information on the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) as it relates to the research;
  3. New research into how and why private tenancies end in Northern Ireland and the typical length of tenancies.
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Member only 22 Nov 2021

Focus on influencing Scotland: December 2021

This publication provides a round up of recent Scottish briefings, consultation responses and member updates.

Member only 22 Nov 2021

Consultation briefing: the draft National Planning Framework

This member briefing outlines the draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4). The Scottish Government is inviting comments until 31 March 2022.

Free 17 Nov 2021

Research specification: supporting environmental sustainability in private renting

This research specification from Tyfu Tai Cymru focuses on what needs to happen to ensure the private rented sector in Wales can become more environmentally friendly.

This is an invitation to tender for research focusing on what needs to be done to ensure the private rented sector in Wales can become more environmentally friendly and what are the opportunities and the challenges to this happening. 

 

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16 Nov 2021

Sharing the art of the possible: developing stronger health and housing partnerships

A roundtable hosted by Grand Union Housing Group and Chartered Institute of Housing brought together leaders across housing and public health to discuss how to ensure more positive outcomes for the communities they both serve.

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05 Nov 2021

CIH Northern Ireland Private Tenancies Bill evidence submission

Submission to the committee for communities on the Private Tenancies Bill ahead of a CIH oral briefing to committee members.

Free 03 Nov 2021

A National Care Service for Scotland - consultation response

CIH Scotland response to the Scottish Govenrment consultation on establishing a new National Care Service.

Member only 29 Oct 2021

What you need to know about the budget and spending review

The budget and spending review was presented on 27 October 2021.

This member-only briefing summarises the key points in relation to housing and welfare, and gives CIH's response to these announcements.

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27 Oct 2021

Using national milestones and indicators to measure our nation's progress

In a response produced in partnership with Shelter Cymru and Tai Pawb - we outline why a rights-based approach to housing could help measure progress against the Future Well-being of Generations (Wales) Act.

Free 26 Oct 2021

Licensing of short-term lets

This is a response to the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee’s online survey on licensing of short-term lets.

Member only 25 Oct 2021

What you need to know: about the Heat and Buildings Strategy

An essential guide on the Heat and Buildings Strategy, which sets out the immediate actions and long-term approach required to reduce emissions from buildings by 2050

Read our latest What you need to know on the Heat and Buildings Strategy.

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Free 21 Oct 2021

UK Housing Review 2021 Briefing Paper

This briefing contains analyses around contemporary housing and related issues, with a focus on housing need and the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic..

Featuring analysis from a wide range of commentators looking at issues affecting housing such as housing need, delivery of new homes, the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, fire safety, and housing costs. The briefing also takes a look at the direction housing in the devolved nations may take and what can be learned from this.

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Member only 19 Oct 2021

What you need to know: the Scottish Government's Heat in Buildings Strategy

The strategy, published on 7 October, plans to decarbonise Scotland's homes and non-domestic buildings by 2045.

The strategy, published on 7 October, plans to decarbonise Scotland's homes and non-domestic buildings by 2045.

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Member only 19 Oct 2021

Focus on influencing Scotand: November 2021

This publication provides a round up of recent Scottish briefings, consultation responses and member updates.

This publication provides a round-up of recent Scottish briefings, consultation responses and member updates.

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18 Oct 2021

Housing for people on low incomes - how do we make the best use of government subsidies in England?

A new report by the Chartered Institute of Housing and the Centre for Homelessness Impact.

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