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Affordable Housing

This section highlights the different options available and affordable homes for sale in the District.

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Housing Associations

All social rented homes in the District are owned by Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations).

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Homelessness and housing advice

Our Homelessness and Advice Service provides a free, impartial and confidential service for people who need help with housing issues.

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Housing Register

If you are interested in applying for social rented housing (in the District), you must first join the Council’s Housing Register. All applications are judged against the Council’s Lettings Policy and homes are allocated (usually) to people with the highest need for a particular type of property.

Energy Efficiency

Home Energy Efficiency

Up to 25% of the heat in your home can be lost through the roof. Most homes have some kind of insulation but it is often inadequate

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Housing Strategy

The Housing Strategy identifies the District's current/future housing needs and how they will be met

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Private Sector Housing

Protection of conditions in private sector housing is to protect public health, minimise nuisance and improve the quality of life for people in the District.

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Rochford Housing Association

Rochford Housing Association is the largest provider and manages over 1,600 properties in the District.