CHC News

CHC’s latest statement on Grenfell Tower fire - 26th June

26/06/2017

CHC has been working closely with members and Welsh Government to ensure tenants’ safety in the days and weeks following the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower in London.
 

Stuart Ropke, Chief Executive, said:

“It is difficult to imagine the impact that the horrific fire in Grenfell Tower...more

Housing Horizons Phase Two - Establishing the Challenge

23/06/2017

Today (23 June), we’re launching Phase Two of our Housing Horizons project at our first ever Leadership Conference in Cardiff.

Housing Horizons’ main aim is to set a long-term vision for housing associations in Wales. This vision will position housing associations as a partner of choice...more

CHC’s reaction to Queen’s Speech

21/06/2017

The Queen has delivered the Queen’s Speech at the state opening of Parliament this morning. The speech included 27 Bills and draft Bills, and the key points from the speech are as follows:

  • The Government will introduce a Bill to repeal the European Communities Act and ‘provide...more

Statement on Grenfell Tower Fire

16/06/2017

We have been shocked and saddened by the news about Grenfell Tower this week and our thoughts are with all those affected.

Housing associations have a long standing commitment to maintaining and building homes to the highest standards. Our members invest heavily in improving existing...more

General Election 2017 - next steps

12/06/2017

Following last week’s General Election, the Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle is underway. David Gauke MP – the former Chief Secretary for the Treasury – has been appointed as the new Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and Alun Cairns MP retains his position as Secretary of State...more

General Election 2017 - hung parliament

09/06/2017

With one remaining count ongoing – in Kensington, where there have been a series of recounts – the results of yesterday’s General Election are clear: The Conservatives are the largest party in a hung parliament, 8 seats short of a majority thus far with Labour making significant inroads,...more

1,224 new homes built by Welsh housing associations in 2016/17

07/06/2017

In response to the latest housebuilding statistics released today by Welsh Government, Stuart Ropke, Chief Executive of Community Housing Cymru, said: “We welcome the housebuilding figures released by Welsh Government today. We signed a Housing Supply Pact with Welsh Government in...more

Homes for Wales coalition holds Day of Action ahead of #GE2017

31/05/2017

Homes for Wales partners and members will take part in a Day of Action on Wednesday 31 May to raise awareness of the coalition’s two calls for Westminster candidates.

The Homes for Wales coalition was relaunched ahead of June’s General Election, following a successful campaign during...more