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Find out more about the services CHIC offer

Central Housing Investment Consortium Ltd, or CHIC for short, is a consortium of housing associations and local authorities.

We exist to secure efficiencies and savings for our members’ asset management programmes, including all repairs, maintenance and new build activities. CHIC has a comprehensive suite of EU-compliant Materials Supply, Legal, New Build, Merchants, Works & Services Contracts and Frameworks.

Smart saving with CHIC

CHIC membership continues to grow. We now have over 100 members managing over 700,000 homes.

To date we have saved over £50m for members.

Legal Services

Legal Services

Buildsmart New Homes

BuildSmart New Homes



Planned Investment

Planned Investment

Responsive Materials

Responsive Materials

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Submissions for our new £2bn volumetric framework ends on 31st July 2020

We are procuring three contracts for the manufacture, supply and erection of new modular homes. The framework will run for an initial period of five years with an option of extension for two subsequent five-year periods. “We are delighted that there is a lot of interest in our new BuildSmart volumetric contract procurement. Since we … Continue reading “Submissions for our new £2bn volumetric framework ends on 31st July 2020”

Build, Build, Build!

We were delighted that the PM says he wants to “Build, Build, Build” our way to a recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. CHIC and our members stand ready to support the development of “fantastic new homes on brownfield sites” and our off-site manufactured contracts offer the opportunity for both Modular and Timber Frame homes to … Continue reading “Build, Build, Build!”

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