CHC News

Tenants given a platform to voice their opinions on the impact of Universal Credit

09/03/2017

The first-ever Welsh research report into the impact of Universal Credit (UC) from the tenants’ perspective will be launched in Cardiff today (Thursday, 9th March).

Community Housing Cymru (CHC), the membership body for Welsh housing associations, commissioned Cardiff Metropolitan...more

CHC’s conference dates 2017/18

27/02/2017

We have published the dates and venues for our 2017/18 conference programmes - please see below and put the dates in your diaries! You can visit our main conference section here

 

Supported housing funding consultation response

20/02/2017

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

09/02/2017

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.

20/01/2017

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

18/01/2017

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

06/01/2017

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

21/12/2016

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%).

Stuart...more