Chartered Institute of Housing

Type: Organization
Name: Chartered Institute of Housing
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

What's on in the housing sector this week - 20 - 24 Oct

A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 20 - 24 OctoberWelsh Assembly: The annual National Gypsy Roma Traveller Syposium 2014 will be held in Pierhead Main Hall from 10am to 16.30pm.The Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee ... [Published InsideHousing - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sector backs government's universal credit alert plan

Housing organisations have broadly welcomed government proposals to alert social landlords when their tenants move on to universal credit.As a consultation on the proposals closed this week, the National Housing Federation said draft regulations published ... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Young renters 'need more support'

Young renters 'need more support' by Gary WhittakerMPs have called on the government to provide greater support to young people who want to rent property in the private sector.A new report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Private Rented ... [Published Rentman - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Labour sets out 200,000 home housing plan

Long awaited Lyons review to be launched todayA Labour government will grant fast-track land assembly powers to local authorities with a high demand for housing in order to increase housebuilding rates, according to the long-awaited Lyons review commissioned ... [Published Building.co.uk - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

CIH appoints executive director to join in Feburary

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has a new director for Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.Annie Mauger - executive director of CIH’s national business unitsAnnie Mauger will be based in Edinburgh and take on the new ... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Labour pledge to first-time buyers

This, along with lenders demanding higher deposits before granting mortgages, has priced many first-time buyers out of the market, it is argued.Labour is promising to increase supply by creating Housing Growth Areas, where councils will be able to "give ... [Published BBC - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Appointments update 16 October

By Matt Ritchie• The National Council for Palliative Care has announced the appointment of Ruth Dixon, Mike Hobday, and Gary Rycroft as trustees of the charity. Each trustee will serve an initial 3-year term of office.Dixon is a qualified social worker, ... [Published Charity Times - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Swinney offers housing boost in Scottish budget

Housing had a prominent place in the Scottish Government’s 2015-16 budget, gaining a £125 million boost in funding, along with tax changes to help first time buyers on to the property ladder.Finance minister John Swinney told Holyrood that the budget ... [Published Housing Excellence - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

CIH welcomes ambitious Irish budget for social housing

“We welcome that the budget prioritises social housing provision for people in need made possible through low-cost finance. This package recognises the wider role that social housing can play in stimulating growth in the Irish construction industry and ... [Published Chartered Institute of Housing - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 3 reports

Report calls for changes to benefit and tax rules to help young people rent privately

A ban on council tax being charged on bedsits is one of a number of recommendations MPs and Peers have called on the Government to consider in an effort to help make private renting more accessible for young people.A new report by the all-party Parliamentary ... [Published Housing Excellence - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

Tories pledge 20% off new-build homes for first-time buyers

First-time buyers will be able to buy a new-build home for 20% less than the market price if the Conservatives win the General Election in May.Prime Minister David Cameron has said 100,000 new homes will be built on brownfield land in England and they ... [Published Moneywise Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

Conflict between Govt housing and welfare policies is grinding families out of a settled home

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has called for a national review of housing and welfare policies after Government figures revealed more households are living in temporary accommodation, despite a dip in homeless households.“While the number of ... [Published Housing Excellence - Sep 25 2014]

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"We welcome this report - particularly the call for a full review of the shared accommodation rate rules" Mr Smart stated
"The cold hard truth is we can no longer expect to be a nation of homeowners – the underlying structure of the property market has changed too much."

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What's on in the housing sector this week - 20 ... [Published InsideHousing - 22 hours ago]
Young renters 'need more support' [Published Rentman - Oct 16 2014]
Labour plans for housebuilding: do they go far ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 16 2014]
Appointments update 16 October [Published Charity Times - Oct 16 2014]
Reaction to the Lyons review [Published InsideHousing - Oct 16 2014]
Labour's Lyon Report: Sector reacts [Published 24dash.com - Oct 16 2014]
Labour sets out 200,000 home housing plan [Published Building.co.uk - Oct 16 2014]
CIH appoints executive director to join in Febu... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 16 2014]
Sector backs government's universal credit aler... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 16 2014]
Budget on social housing – please give generously [Published MaltaToday - Oct 16 2014]
Labour unveils Lyons' 'road map' for 200,000 ho... [Published Construction News - Oct 16 2014]
Labour pledge to first-time buyers [Published BBC - Oct 16 2014]
CIH welcomes ambitious Irish budget for social ... [Published Chartered Institute of Housing - Oct 14 2014]
Swinney offers housing boost in Scottish budget [Published Housing Excellence - Oct 14 2014]
Report calls for changes to benefit and tax rul... [Published Housing Excellence - Oct 13 2014]
Calls for more support for young renters [Published Property Reporter - Oct 13 2014]
Younger people 'need more PRS housing support' [Published InsideHousing - Oct 13 2014]
Young people being failed by PRS, claim MPs [Published 24dash.com - Oct 13 2014]
What's on in the housing sector this week - 13 ... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 13 2014]
What's on in the housing sector this week - 6 -... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 10 2014]
Tories pledge to boost starter homes [Published Planning Resource - Oct 10 2014]
Griffiths denies Labour in Wales lost focus on ... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 10 2014]
Benefit rule ‘worse than poor law’ [Published InsideHousing - Oct 10 2014]
The H word [Published InsideHousing - Oct 09 2014]
Bin there, done that... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 08 2014]
Tribunal ruling blow to bedroom tax tenants [Published InsideHousing - Oct 08 2014]
Sector slams green belt planning guidance [Published InsideHousing - Oct 08 2014]
Tory freeze would mean 'claimants losing £558m ... [Published InsideHousing - Oct 08 2014]
CIH raises concerns with ASB law delay [Published Lexology - Oct 07 2014]
Mortgage limits a ‘sensible measure’ for recove... [Published Chartered Institute of Housing - Oct 07 2014]
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