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

Member only 15 Apr 2021

Focus on influencing Scotland: April 2021

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

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13 Apr 2021

Safer Buildings in Wales

The Building Safety White paper sets out a wide range of reforms to building safety in Wales - read out full response that draws on the experiences and expertise of professionals across the sector.

Free 13 Apr 2021

Getting to know the CIH Professional Standards

This briefing gives an overview of the new CIH Professional Standards and how individuals and organisations can use them.

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Free 08 Apr 2021

Supported housing and coronavirus

An updated version of our factsheet on steps to take in supported housing to ensure the welfare of residents during the pandemic.

Member only 26 Mar 2021

What you need to know about the Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Parliament passed the Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill on 17 March 2021. This member briefing summarises the main aspects of the Bill.

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Free 24 Mar 2021

CIH response to MHCLG consultation on draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework and a new draft National Model Design Code

CIH has responded to the online questionnaire from MHCLG. The PDF covers all the answers given in answering the questions.

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Free 19 Mar 2021

Coronavirus Act 2020 and protection from eviction provisions

Provisions relating to protection from eviction are contained in schedule 29 of the Act.

Provisions relating to protection from eviction are contained in schedule 29 of the Act.

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Member only 16 Mar 2021

What you need to know about the final vision for Housing to 2040

The Scottish Government has launched its new strategy on the long-term future of the housing sector, setting out its priorities for Housing to 2040. This member briefing summarises the main proposals.

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Free 16 Mar 2021

CIH Northern Ireland response to the Programme for Government draft Outcomes Framework 2021 consultation

Read the detail of CIH Northern Ireland's consultation response to the Programme for Government draft Outcomes Framework 2021.

This is a response to the consultation carried out by the Northern Ireland Executive on the draft Outcomes Framework for the Programme for Government.

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Member only 15 Mar 2021

Focus on influencing Scotland: March 2021

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

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Free 04 Mar 2021

Welfare benefits and Coronavirus

An update to the Factsheet from the Coronavirus series, following the 2021 Budget announcement.

01 Mar 2021

New build heat standard: scoping consultation

CIH Scotland response to the Scottish Government consultation on proposals to introduce new standards for heating systems in new homes from 2024.

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NEW 25 Feb 2021

Internal market act briefing

The UK Internal market act could have a wide range of implications for trade between UK nations. Get the latest insight on the implication in this briefing by the Institute for Government.

In December 2020, the UK Internal market act passed into law. The act attempts to eliminate trade barriers between UK nations following the UK departure from the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union on 1st January 2021.

Community Housing Cymru, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations and Chartered Institute of Housing commissioned the Institute for Government to provide a briefing to outline the impact of the final act on the devolved settlement, with an exploration of some of the types of issues that could be affected, including construction.

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Member only 25 Feb 2021

What you need to know about preventing homelessness in Scotland

This member briefing summarises the recommendations of Scotland's Prevention Review Group which was established to consider options to introduce legal duties for local authorities or other public bodies to prevent homelessness.

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NEW 22 Feb 2021

Consultation response on the 2021-22 Draft Budget: CIH Northern Ireland

Read the detail of CIH North Ireland's response to draft 2021-22 budget proposals by the Department of Finance.

This is a response to the consultation by the Department of Finance on the 21-22 Draft Budget by CIH Northern Ireland. In our response to the consultation, CIH Northern Ireland made clear its firm view that social justice should be at the heart of the 21/22 budget, by ensuring funding is appropriately targeted at those sectors and groups in greatest need.

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