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Smart Energy GB - Campaign to target over 65’s who are offline

17/08/2017

As you may or not be aware smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters. They're being installed by energy suppliers in every home in England, Scotland, and Wales. Smart meters come with an in-home display screen that shows you exactly how much energy you're using...more

Let’s Keep On Supporting People Campaign Relaunched

09/08/2017

Together with Cymorth Cymru we have re-launched the Let’s Keep On Supporting People campaign.

This is a crucial few months for the Supporting People budget, as the Welsh Government continues to look for cost savings across all departments before they table their draft budget in October....more

CHC’s response to BRE whole system test results

04/08/2017

Clarissa Corbisiero-Peters, Deputy CEO of Community Housing Cymru, the membership body for Housing Associations in Wales said:

“We are disappointed to learn the latest results of the whole system test in light of the Grenfell Tower fire.

The safety of tenants has always, and will...more

Governance Review Update

03/08/2017

At the beginning of July CHC held a number consultation events with members to help shape and develop CHC's governance member offer.  As part of that discussion we looked at the sector Code of Goverenance and its potential strengths and weaknesses as well as the challenges around...more

Community Housing Cymru welcomes report by Public Accounts Committee

02/08/2017

Findings from a nine month inquiry into the regulatory oversight of housing associations in Wales have today been published; concluding regulatory change in the sector has been a ‘step in the right direction’ in generating greater transparency and openness. 

Led by the National Assembly...more

Planning for 20,000 homes

19/07/2017

Community Housing Cymru is a signatory on a Housing Supply Pact, alongside Welsh Government and the Welsh Local Government Association, promising to deliver 20,000 homes by the end of the current Assembly term. We have seen a positive approach to delivery from our members, as well as...more

DCLG announces that further testing will be conducted

06/07/2017

The DCLG's independent expert panel on safety has advised further testing as the next step to be conducted in helping landlords to ensure the safety of their buildings following the fire at Grenfell Tower.

Stuart Ropke, Chief Executive of Community Housing Cymru said: 'We welcome the UK...more

Grenfell Tower Update - 5 July

05/07/2017

The situation in Wales

Our members own or manage 18 blocks of 7 storeys or taller. 


Testing

Current Welsh Government guidance is to follow the DCLG guidance with regards to the testing of suspected ACM (Aluminium Composite Material) type cladding on buildings of residential buildings...more