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Supported housing funding consultation response


Following extensive consultation with members, including four separate day-long events across Wales, Community Housing Cymru (CHC) has responded to the DWP/DCLG consultation on the future funding of supported housing across Great Britain. 

UK Government intends to devolve the funding of...more

£20m funding for Innovative Housing Solutions


Community Housing Cymru (CHC) has welcomed news that Welsh Government will invest £20m in innovative new homes.

Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, Carl Sargeant, announced the funding today (9 February) at the Innovative Housing Conference in Cardiff - a joint event between...more

Tackling the shortage of affordable homes in Wales.


Experts from across Europe are calling for action to tackle the shortage of affordable housing in rural areas of Wales.     

The day-long conference in Powys is also about the importance of creating and sustaining local jobs if communities in our countryside are to thrive.   

The event...more

What can Housing Europe tell us about housing in Wales? #rural17


Sorcha Edwards is Secretary General of Housing Europe - the European Federation of public, co-operative and social housing organisations including Community Housing Cymru (CHC).  It is a network of 43 national and regional federations in 23 countries. Together, they manage more than 26...more

Bron Afon is helping tenants and residents learn more about smart meters


Jonathan Hyde is leading Bron Afon’s work to promote the rollout of smart meters to its tenants.

We at Bron Afon offer a range of services to tenants and residents, however we are more than just a landlord and are determined to involve them in improving the communities in which they...more

Welsh Government’s social housing rent announcement


The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children, Carl Sargeant, has today announced that the Welsh Government policy for social housing rents will be maintained for 2017/18.

The rent uplift for social landlord properties covered by the policy for 2017/18 is 2.5% (CPI + 1.5%).


Apprentices help build the future of housing for the next generation


Budding future stars of housing have been helping to create the narrative for the #nextchapter of Welsh Housing Associations, as part of Community Housing Cymru’s (CHC) Welsh Apprentice Challenge.

Fifteen apprentices from housing associations around Wales, went 'back to the future',...more

Capturing Creativity - Pat Chown Award 2016


A new approach to dealing with safeguarding issues affecting vulnerable children and adults as well as people suffering from domestic abuse has won the Capturing Creativity - Pat Chown Award 2016.

Cause for Concern had been entered by Charter Housing Association and the new way of...more