Housing news

  • Shared ownership event to be held for local residents

    Artist rendering of Richmond House

    Published on Wednesday, 22nd November 2017

    Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is hosting an Open Event for Shared Ownership properties in Richmond House, in partnership with Genesis, one of the UK’s leading housing associations.

  • Council urges agents and landlords to join SEAL


    Published on Friday, 24th February 2017

    Southend-on-Sea’s leading housing councillor has welcomed Government plans to ban letting agent fees, and is also encouraging local letting agents and landlords to join SEAL.

  • Unauthorised campers removed from Cliff Gardens

    image for communities, neighbourhoods and the environment

    Published on Wednesday, 30th December 2015

    Court bailiffs have today acted to remove the last remaining people camping in Cliff Gardens.

  • Radical house building plans to be discussed

    House in hands

    Published on Wednesday, 25th June 2014

    The opportunity to build council homes in Southend for the first time since 1989 will be discussed by the council's cabinet next week (Tuesday 1st July 2014).