This Month on CHIC CHAT

Our monthly newsletter is a great source for key sector news. Our December edition takes a look at the new DPS solutions CHIC has to offer, the key findings from […]

CHIC Acquires PFA Dynamic Purchasing System

Procurement for All (PFA) is another not-for-profit consortium of housing organisations, led by a board of member representatives. Having carefully assessed the future requirements of PFA’s shareholder members, its Board […]

Meeting More Than Just a Requirement – How CHIC’s Off-site manufactured home solutions can contribute to meeting Homes England’s MMC Targets

The recent statement by Secretary of State for Housing Robert Jenrick, announcing the 2021-2026 £11.5bn Affordable Housing Programme, sets out a series of ambitious housebuilding targets to help improve the […]

A Successful Series of CHIC Webinars

CHIC replaced its 2020 Conference with a programme of CHIC Webinars. Our next actual Conference is on 9th June 2021, but we held the nine planned 2020 key conference sessions […]

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 […]

We are pleased to announce that our new legal services framework is now live!

CHIC has once again partnered with our specialist legal services agent Kennedy Cater to deliver our new legal services framework, comprising of a panel of 22 leading housing specialist law […]


We are united by the huge disruption to normal life that the current pandemic has caused. Frontline staff are working flat out in high risk situations to protect the nations […]

Coronavirus Summary Statement of Supply Chain Pandemic Preparedness

The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting everyday operations in more and more industries, with construction and maintenance works in the social sector starting to feel the effects of the pandemic. CHIC […]

Procurement Policy Note 02/20 – CHIC’s Advice Note

The PPN sets out information and guidance for public bodies (i.e. those required to comply with public procurement regulations) on the payment of contractors and suppliers. The principle purpose is […]


As the government recommends stricter measures in delaying the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we wanted to reassure you that the wellbeing of our members and employees is of upmost […]