Welfare Defence Programme urgently needed in Wales as 'bedroom tax' hits
Community Housing Cymru (CHC), the membership body for housing associations in Wales, is today urging the Welsh Government to support a ‘Welfare Defence Programme’ to mitigate against the worst effects of Welfare Reform.
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 02/04/2013
Melin Homes reaches Welsh Housing Quality Standard
Melin Homes today became one of the first Welsh housing associations to announce that it has achieved the Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS).
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 25/03/2013
Welfare reform doesn't have to be taxing with House Swap Wales
Housing Associations in Wales have come together to assist their tenants in finding smaller homes and avoid having to pay a top up in their rent.
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 22/03/2013
CHC comment on the Chancellor's Budget
Commenting on the Chancellor’s budget, Nick Bennett, Group Chief Executive of Community Housing Cymru said:
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 20/03/2013
Plea to save 'bedroom tax' families from losing their home
A Wales cuts watchdog is calling on the Welsh Government to protect families who could be made homeless when the new ‘bedroom tax’ kicks in.
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 21/02/2013
Use Autumn Statement consequential to deliver 'Barnett share' of affordable homes
Community Housing Cymru (CHC), the membership body for housing associations in Wales, has called for Welsh Government to take bold action following today’s Autumn Statement, investing £227m in social and affordable housing, which will guarantee the delivery of their own target of 7,500 affordable homes.
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 05/12/2012
£220m capital boost to help the Welsh economy
The Welsh Government is delivering growth and jobs at the toughest of times,” Finance Minister Jane Hutt said today when she announced almost £47m of extra capital funding to meet economic and infrastructure needs.
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 27/11/2012
Welsh Housing Associations: The Bigger Picture
Independent research suggests that the Welsh Government’s target of building 7,500 new affordable homes by 2015 can be achieved, but only if the current level of investment is sustained.
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 14/11/2012
PDF: Housing Association & Credit Union Good Practice Guide
Housing Associations in Wales have had a long standing involvement with the Credit Union movement. It is a natural partnership born out of a shared commitment to a geographically focussed service that benefits the local community.
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 17/10/2012
Word: Council Tax and Long-Term Empty Homes in Wales
The RSL sector is already making a huge contribution to the work of bringing empty homes back into use, from identifying properties through to carrying out the repairs, and in some instances managing the whole process.
Community Housing Cymru - Posted 11/10/2012