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

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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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.

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.

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 by the Northern Ireland Executive on the draft outcomes framework for the programme for government. Topics covered include:

  • Affordability and benefits
  • Building new homes
  • Climate and sustainability
  • Developing communities
  • Health
  • Homelessness

 

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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.

Free 04 Mar 2021

Welfare benefits and Coronavirus

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

Free 03 Mar 2021

CIH response to the ONS Health Index consultation

CIH has responded to the consultation paper on the development of a Health Index as a measure of health and wellbeing.

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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.

Member only 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.

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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Free 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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Free 18 Feb 2021

National planning framework 4 position statement

CIH Scotland responds to a call for views on the Scottish Government's National planning framework 4 position statement

Member only 16 Feb 2021

Focus on influencing Scotland: February 2021

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

Member only 11 Feb 2021

What you need to know about the independent Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland

The independent Review of Adult Social Care in Scotland was published on 3 February. This member briefing summarises the main findings and the implications for housing.

Free 09 Feb 2021

How housing organisations are supporting homeschooling

A round-up of innovative ways housing organisations are providing support for homeschooling the children of tenants and staff.

Coronavirus lockdowns mean most children are continuing their studies from home. However, many children face issues with accessing IT equipment, internet connectivity, and missing out on the social aspect of school. This good practice note looks at how housing organisations are working to support children and their families.

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