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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 70 members managing over 700,000 homes.

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

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Legal Services

Buildsmart New Homes

BuildSmart New Homes



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Planned Investment

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Responsive Materials

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Free BS 5839 Part 6 Update Workshop – do you know the changes?

The British Standards Institution’s recent update of the domestic fire detection and alarm system standard, specifically Part 6 of BS 5839, outlines the code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic properties. You may be using this as your installation guide, to ensure that you … Continue reading “Free BS 5839 Part 6 Update Workshop – do you know the changes?”

Tender opportunity is now live!

CHIC, acting on behalf of its members is procuring Phase 2 of our new Building Works Framework, covering the supply of a broad range of internal and external building works for use in the housing and related construction sectors. The framework of service providers covers the installation, replacement, refurbishment, improvement and repair of Multiple Building … Continue reading “Tender opportunity is now live!”

The Future of Fire Doors: A free CPD accredited workshop

Following months of speculation and uncertainty, the fire door industry is once again on the move. This CPD accredited workshop hosted by CHIC’s supplier Nationwide Windows & Doors in association with industry leading organisations, aims to update anyone involved in social housing specification and commissioning of fire doors with the latest facts including the new … Continue reading “The Future of Fire Doors: A free CPD accredited workshop”

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