Strategic housing

The Strategic Housing Team works to bring forward affordable and supported housing in the city. Also assist in providing a strategic direction for the Council and stakeholders in housing related matters.

The main priorities of the Strategic Housing Team include:

  • assessing and planning for the current and future housing needs of the local population across all tenures
  • working in partnership to develop and review some of our key housing strategy, policy and initiatives look at impact of national policy on these
  • encouraging and facilitating the supply of new affordable and supported housing to meet local needs and promote a sustainable and balanced housing market
  • help to promote sustainability and the improvement in the quality of the existing housing stock
  • working in partnership to secure effective housing and neighbourhood management

Our Housing Policies and Strategies

Housing and homelessness policies and strategies

Southend Self and Custom Build Register

Building your own home

Registered Providers

See below for a list of Registered Providers operating within the city:

Affordable home ownership

Visit the Own your home website for a range of government schemes.

Contact switchboard and out of hours

Telephone: 01702 215000

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