Chartered Institute of Housing

Type: Organization
Name: Chartered Institute of Housing
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Should landlords renting out poor quality homes lose their tax breaks?

A third of privately rented homes would not meet the decent homes standard, but could cutting tax breaks encourage landlords to raise standards? Cast your vote and let us know Tax allowances for private landlords should be reduced if their homes fail ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Community news in brief: Friday 18th, April

North East: Bus staff are sought Bus operators are searching for seven new apprentices to join the bus company this summer.The firm is looking to recruit apprentice electricians, fitters and body technicians to work at its depots in Gateshead, Sunderland, ... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Generation rent: How thousands across Wales accept they may never be able to buy their own home, report

Nearly 50% of Welsh people agree Britain will become a nation of renters within the next generationDreams of owning a home may never come true for thousands of young people across Wales, as new statistics show a drastic slump in home-owning confidenc ... [Published Wales Online - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Decent Homes Programme has many benefits

If these homes continue to be maintained in a decent condition, BRE estimates in a report published today, the NHS will continue to save another £71 million a year.The decent homes programme eliminated nearly 350,000 of the most serious hazards, known ... [Published Green Building Press - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Third of PRS 'failing decency standards'

A third of private rented homes in England are failing decency standards according to a new report from the Chartered Institute of Housing.Thirty three per cent of the PRS stock would have failed the government’s Decent Homes Standard - the test for social ... [Published Letting Agent Today - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Home Group signs up to corporate partnership with the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)

Home Group, the fourth biggest housing provider in the UK, has signed up to a new corporate partnership with the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). The two-year deal will see CIH providing membership, qualifications, training and development and business ... [Published Housing Excellence - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Millions of private renters putting up with substandard homes

A third of private rented homes in England are failing decency standards according to a new report. Thirty-three per cent of the country’s private rented homes would have failed the government’s Decent Homes Standard (the test for social housing introduced ... [Published Chartered Institute of Housing - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Third of rented homes ‘not up to standard’

Analysts from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) applied the Government's test for social housing to properties rented privately and found 33 per cent would fail it, revealing the squalid ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

CIH review reveals first-time buyers in precarious position as housing costs soar

The cost of buying a home has soared 220% for first time buyers since 2001, a report from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has claimed; what’s more, the market is precariously balanced on low interest rates.Any increase in the Bank of England ... [Published Housing Excellence - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Recommendations of Work and Pensions Select Committee report on welfare reform welcomed by CIH and Crisis

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people, have welcomed recommendations in a Work and Pensions Select Committee report which says that welfare reforms are causing financial hardship to vulnerable ... [Published Housing Excellence - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 3 reports

CIH candidates answer IH readers' questions – Elaine Gibson

1 April 2014We asked Inside Housing readers what they want to know about the three candidates for the Chartered Institute of Housing’s vice presidential elections. In the second of three installments, Elaine Gibson, director of Ancho, gives you her p ... [Published InsideHousing - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 3 reports

MPs vote in favour of Government's welfare cap

MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the government's plans to cap welfare spending at £119.5 billion. The head of Citizens Advice, a major charity advising people on benefits, has warned the Government's Welfare Cap may push vulnerable people further ... [Published itv.com - Mar 26 2014]

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..."We hadn’t considered a commercial property," Katie admits, "but we couldn’t find anything that was quite right for us, and when we came to see this we fell in love with it immediately. The house just had a nice feel about it."
"A third of these have gone onto study for their diploma which they are due to complete between May and July. This new corporate partnership has grown from our experience of working with CIH and we look forward to seeing more of our colleagues continue to develop their skills."
"Many are being priced out altogether, meaning younger generations are being denied the opportunities enjoyed by their parents and grandparents."
"Government measures such as Help to Buy so far appear to be having a limited impact on supply, and as we have warned previously this policy needs careful monitoring to make sure it is not in fact simply stoking up demand without helping to increase the number of new homes built" she explained

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Should landlords renting out poor quality homes... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
A third of private rented properties falling be... [Published Mortgages For Business - Apr 22 2014]
Former office turned home in Edinburgh’s West End [Published The Scotsman - Apr 22 2014]
Community news in brief: Friday 18th, April [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Apr 18 2014]
Generation rent: How thousands across Wales acc... [Published Wales Online - Apr 18 2014]
Decent Homes Programme has many benefits [Published Green Building Press - Apr 17 2014]
Third of PRS 'failing decency standards' [Published Letting Agent Today - Apr 17 2014]
Home Group signs up to corporate partnership wi... [Published Housing Excellence - Apr 16 2014]
CIH welcomes new corporate partner [Published 24dash.com - Apr 16 2014]
House price rises preventing buyers from purcha... [Published Net-Lettings.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Policy chief to leave CIH and join landlord forum [Published InsideHousing - Apr 15 2014]
House prices freezing buyers from the market [Published FirstRungNow - Apr 14 2014]
Millions of private renters putting up with sub... [Published Chartered Institute of Housing - Apr 14 2014]
Target landlords’ tax perks to encourage improv... [Published Housing Excellence - Apr 14 2014]
Third of rented homes ‘not up to standard’ [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
Fold’s services for older people worthy of award [Published Newtownabbey Today - Apr 14 2014]
Only Two Emma Reynolds [Published InsideHousing - Apr 11 2014]
CIH review reveals first-time buyers in precari... [Published Housing Excellence - Apr 11 2014]
CIH's equality and diversity charter gets 100th... [Published 24dash.com - Apr 11 2014]
The government has lost control of the housing ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
First-time buyers endure massive 200% house pri... [Published 24dash.com - Apr 11 2014]
Associations 'could struggle to build affordabl... [Published InsideHousing - Apr 11 2014]
House Building 'Not Just About Bricks And Mortar' [Published 4NI - Apr 10 2014]
Cestria is one of the first to be awarded prest... [Published 24dash.com - Apr 10 2014]
Shelter Scotland launch 'Age Factor' Campaign t... [Published Shelter Scotland - Apr 10 2014]
Surveys - lighting a candle in the dark [Published MaltaToday - Apr 10 2014]
Double award win for Isos at Celebrating the Re... [Published The Journal - Apr 10 2014]
Helen White shortlisted for 2014 Housing Heroes... [Published Housingnet - Apr 09 2014]
New CIH vice president revealed [Published InsideHousing - Apr 09 2014]
Newtown housing estate is in top UK 50 - 08/04/... [Published My Newtown.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
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