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CHC’s response to the Welsh Government’s ‘Prosperity for All’ strategy


The Welsh Government has today published 'Prosperity for All' - a national strategy to deliver its key priorities for the rest of this Assembly term. 

Stuart Ropke, Chief Executive Officer at Community Housing Cymru said:

“It’s great the Welsh Government has identified housing as one...more

House Building Statistics Released (April – June 2017)


Information on the number of new dwellings started, where building has commenced and those completed, covering the period April – June 2017, have been released by the Welsh Government.

The full report can be found here.

The key points include:

The number of new dwellings started...more

CHC’s response to the Wales Audit Office report on Supporting People programme


The Wales Audit Office has published a report about the Welsh Government’s management of the Supporting People Programme. 

Stuart Ropke, Chief Executive Officer at Community Housing Cymru said:

“Research has indicated that every £1 invested in Supporting People services delivers £2.30...more

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


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


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


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


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


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