01 Housing Essex News

Read about our latest news and member developments

08/08/22

“UK ‘Property Brothers’ look to aid previous generation in revitalising housebuilding sector”

The Home Builders Federation (HBF) estimates that 80% of SME housebuilders have disappeared in the last 30 years and that up to a third of the current SME housebuilding workforce...

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The shortlist for this year’s Essex Housing Awards, in association with Birketts, has been announced. Following a day of judging by a panel made up of leading practitioners and advisors...

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07/06/22

Essex Developers Group launch their Climate Action Charter making a commitment to become zero carbon by 2030.

With a four-fold aim to: securing global net-zero by mid-century and keep 1.5 degree C within reach, adapting to protect communities and natural habitat, mobilising finance and working together; this...

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Essex Housing Awards, in association with Birketts, is returning for 2022 – once again highlighting the best housing companies, projects and partnerships across the county. This year there are 12...

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10/05/22

Minister for Housing joins Garden Communities Conference

We will be joined at the Building Garden Communities Conference on Tuesday 24 May by Stuart Andrew – Minister of State for Housing. The conference will run from 10am to 5pm at...

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10/05/22

CHP publish a Sustainable Financing Framework

Essex based housing association CHP has published a sustainable financing framework which will support its ambitious environmental and social targets. This includes ensuring that all its new and existing homes...

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10/05/22

Net zero carbon homes delivered at Saxon Gardens, Southend-on-Sea City Council

Saxon Gardens Southend-on-Sea City Council has recently delivered two net zero carbon homes as part of its Saxon Gardens affordable housing project. The development was delivered by local Essex based...

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10/05/22

New Customer Services Director starts at CHP

Essex-based housing association CHP is delighted to announce that Tracey Spencer has joined its executive management team as Customer Service Director. Tracey has nearly 30 years of experience working in...

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10/05/22

Work underway on new affordable housing scheme in Chelmsford

Local housing association CHP has started work on 12 new affordable and environmentally sustainable homes at Woodhall Road in Chelmsford, in partnership with Chelmsford City Council (CCC). The development is...

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06/05/22

Thurrock Council boosts offer of affordable and accessible council homes

Older residents in Thurrock recently benefitted from affordable, fully accessible council homes following the completion of Thurrock Council’s Calcutta Road development. Keys to the site, known as Beaconsfield Place, in...

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