We are pleased to see Welsh Government has committed to providing £10 million for emergency support to rough sleepers in Wales during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
See our full statement below:
Stuart Ropke, Chief Executive of Community Housing Cymru said:
“Nobody should be...more
Stuart Ropke, Chief Executive at Community Housing Cymru said:
“The first priority for housing associations in Wales is to ensure their tenants can live safely in their homes. We are confident that tenants will not be evicted from a housing association home because of financial...more
Further to statements made by the Prime Minister and First Minister yesterday (16/03/2020), as an organisation we are putting arrangements in place to respond to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.
We have operated as an agile workforce for some years and our staff are fully equipped...more
The Homelessness Action Group (HAG), established by Welsh Government, has released their second report on homelessness today.
The HAG is made up of 13 experts, including Clarissa Corbisiero, our Director of Policy and Deputy Chief Executive, and was set up to advise Welsh Government on...more
New research out today (4th March 2020) shows that Welsh housing associations could inject billions into the economy over the next 16 years, with Welsh Government urged to prioritise housing and work with housing associations to jointly invest £11.7billion by 2036.
We have commissioned...more
The Welsh Housing Minister, Julie James, has today announced a strategy for implementation of modern methods of construction (MMC), along with investment of £45m.
We’re really pleased to see this strategy also focus on sustaining the foundational economy in Wales by creating local jobs...more
Today (15th January 2020) we have launched Housing Futures, an exciting innovation programme in partnership with the National Housing Federation and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations.
We’re pleased today’s draft Budget announcement for 2020/21 has seen a continued commitment to social housing by Welsh Government.
Key details of the Budget include:
- £223 million allocated in the next financial year to meet the 20,000 affordable homes target, which includes a...more
We have collaborated with Cymorth Cymru and Welsh Women’s Aid to launch the ‘Housing Matters’ report today.
The report shows funding for housing support services in Wales were cut by £37million* between 2012 and 2018, and shines a light on the impact this has had on local authorities,...more
2019 marks the 30th birthday of Community Housing Cymru. At our Annual Conference today, Stuart Ropke outlined our sector priorities for the next 30 years. Read his speech here.
CHC was originally formed as The Welsh Federation of Housing Associations in 1989, in the wake of the 1988...more