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Housing Recovery

This new topic page sets out the Partnership’s ongoing response to housing recovery during the Covid-19 pandemic and some of the key interventions.

(Topic page – work in progress)

Joint letter from the Chairs of the Kent, Essex and East Sussex Developer Groups to the Secretary of State in April 2020 with recommendations on how to help get Britain building again and to support the housing industry.

Secretary of State – Robert Jenrick, letter in response setting out key interventions by Government to-date to support the housing industry.

Essex Planning officers Association (EPOA) letter to MHCLG.

Results of an EDG survey, which ran between 24 April – 11 May 2020 and asking house builders and agents in Essex, Kent and East Sussex whether they were opening sites, taking on new commissions and accessing building materials.


Key links for further information:

Government Planning Response to Covid-19 – May 2020

Government plans to get Britain building in coronavirus recovery – 22 June 2020

Government Covid-19 Guidance and Support

SELEP Guidance to Employers and Businesses 

Essex County Council – Covid-19

Charter for Safe Working Practices, HBF

Current Sub Groups:

  • Mr
    Mark Curle
  • Ms
    Helen McCabe
  • Mr
    Lee Heley
  • Mr
    Brian Horton
  • Mr
    Alastair Pollock