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CHC’s National Council responds to the Evaluation of the Regulatory Framework

24/06/2013

The findings from the Evaluation of the Regulatory Framework for Housing Associations in Wales have been published:

Findings

You can read CHC's National Council's response here:

National Council response

CREW Conference to highlight Welsh Government investment in Ebbw Vale

21/06/2013

CREW Regeneration Wales, the Centre established to promote best practice in integrated, sustainable regeneration, is holding a conference at the Ebbw Vale Works site to highlight the significant Welsh Government investment there over the last ten years.

CREW Chief Executive,...more

Recruiting members for the Building Enterprise project steering group

21/06/2013

We are inviting expressions of interest from those who wish to be one of the 3 representatives from stakeholders outside of the RSL sector on the Building Enterprise project steering group. You can find further information on the steering group and on the project itself by reading the...more

Capturing Creativity - Pat Chown Award 2013

10/06/2013

Thirteen years ago, Community Housing Cymru set up an Award scheme to recognise housing innovation in memory of a special person - Pat Chown. Pat gave a big part of her life to helping others and spent much of her working life in helping to meet people''s housing needs in Wales.

As a...more

Wales triumph in Welfare Aware Awards

07/06/2013

We have been notified today that the ‘Your Benefits Are Changing’ campaign has won the Welfare Aware Awards in conjunction with 24housing and allpay. We submitted the entry jointly with RCT homes, were shortlisted by a panel of judges, and then clinched the public vote ahead of Places...more

Housing crisis choking economic recovery, say businesses

31/05/2013

Press release from the National Housing Federation:

Sky-rocketing rents and house prices are stifling local businesses and making it difficult for them to recruit staff, according to employers around England.

A ComRes survey for the National Housing Federation found that nearly...more

A new phase in CREW’s development

31/05/2013

CREW Regeneration Wales, the Centre established to promote integrated best practice regeneration, has began a new phase in its development with the announcement of three years of funding from Welsh Government, and the appointment of three new members to its team.

CREW Chief...more

Thousands affected in rural Wales as welfare reforms take hold

23/05/2013

It’s Rural Housing Week and today Community Housing Cymru is warning that tenants in rural Wales will be adversely affected by the UK Government’s welfare reforms.

Sioned Hughes, Director of Policy and Regeneration at Community Housing Cymru said: ''Tenants in rural Wales are already...more

CHC responds to Welsh Government’s Older People’s Strategy (Phase 3)

23/05/2013

The Welsh Government has launched its Strategy for Older People in Wales (Phase 3).

The strategy focuses on the challenges currently facing the older population in Wales and the actions organisations and other key partners should take to improve the lives of older people.

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Welsh Government: Consultation on proposals for legislation to reform arrangements for renting homes

20/05/2013

Press release from Welsh Government:

Minister for Housing and Regeneration Carl Sargeant will today (Monday 20 May) launch a White Paper for consultation on the Welsh Government’s legislative proposals to improve arrangements for renting homes. 

The White Paper is a significant...more