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South Essex Housing Group & Essex Housing Officers Group meeting

24th September 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

CHP offices, Myriad House, Springfield Lyons, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5LB


24th September 2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


offices, Myriad House, Springfield Lyons, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5LB
02 Explore

Affordable housing

A resume of national trends, local house prices, affordability and market indicators.

Asset management

Managing assets effectively is crucial to the operations of local authorities, registered providers and private landlords in meeting their strategic goals particularly in relation increasing value and maintaining stock.

Construction Skills

Working with the Essex Employment and Skills Board to continue to invest in the local skills pipeline and training provision.

Evidence base

Having a robust evidence base is key to securing a sound local plan and for making a convincing case for funding to support essential infrastructure. 

Funding opportunities

A range of funding opportunities exist for EDG and SEHG partners from the Government to support housing growth and related services.

Greater Essex Planning Protocol

Together, local authorities, developers and infrastructure providers are vital to the delivery of quality, sustainable development: this Protocol is our shared commitment.


Preventing homelessness remains a key priority both nationally and across Essex.

Housing Quality & Design

Collaborating to improve the quality of housing development in Essex through establishment of a pan-Essex innovation and quality project.

Nominations, allocations & lettings

The South Essex Housing Group set up an Allocations Sub Group to develop a Sub-Regional Nomination Agreement Best Practice Guide.

Older People's Housing & Healthy Living

The population of Essex is ageing. What is needed is a wide range of housing types across all tenures, including accessible and adaptable general needs retirement housing.

Private Rented Sector

Key evidence was submitted by South Essex Housing Group to the New Rugg Review covering the state of the local private rented sector, associated problems / obstacles and solutions that have or are being considered to resolve them.

Strategic Planning and Garden Communities

Partners are working together on agreeing the overall housing requirement forming part of a wider evidence base to support Local Plans and investment in infrastructure. The potential for new garden settlements are also being explored across Essex.

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