Housing news

  • Council housing plan for Rochford Road to be considered

    Houses from above

    Published on Tuesday, 25th July 2017

    Southend-on-Sea Borough Council’s plans to build fifteen affordable rented dwellings in the north of the Borough have now been finalised.

  • Latest fire safety update issued

    Southessex Homes Logo

    Published on Tuesday, 25th July 2017

    A further joint fire safety update has been issued by the Council and South Essex Homes following the devastating Grenfell Tower flat fire in June.

  • Council to set up housing investment company

    House in hands

    Published on Wednesday, 21st June 2017

    A new housing company will be set up by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council that will look to increase the supply of housing for local people to buy and rent.

  • 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).