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If you have an emergency repair please call 01206 244700.

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We’re a vibrant, growing housing association specialising in enabling independent living.
We provide a range of homes for affordable rent or sale for those who need them in Essex and Suffolk. Our customers are encouraged to be as independent as they can. We support them when they need us throughout their lives, offering great homes and services.

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Enabling Independent Living

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Own your own home for as little as £50,000.

Shared ownership homes in Essex and Suffolk.

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Enabling Independent Living

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Universal Credit or Reduced Benefit Cap

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Own your own home for as little as £50,000.

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  • News

    New era for Essex Almshouses

    Four sets of Essex almshouses have been transferred by housing association Colne to a specialist almshouse charity, which was established...READ MORE

    Emotional role for Colne resident in BBC’s EastEnders

    One our residents features in a BBC Eastender's knife crime special talking about what she has been through since...READ MORE

    Rural homes boost is ‘life-changing’ for father-of-two Lee

    Scores of people on the housing register are moving into new modern homes thanks to a housing association&rsquo...READ MORE

    Ipswich Town FC join Colne in celebrating Suzanne!

      Colne Housing has honoured its longest serving employee. Suzanne Bowden has celebrated 30 years with the Essex-based housing association. She...READ MORE

  • Downloads

    RECYCLING INFORMATION FOR COLCHESTER FLAT RESIDENTS

    Colchester Borough Council have made it easy for you to do your bit and recycle your plastic waste ... DOWNLOAD NOW

    Older People’s Housing Application Form

    Please complete this form if you are 55 or over (60 for some schemes), retired and want to join our Older People’s Housing waiting list. You can find details of our schemes in our Housing for Older People brochure. ... DOWNLOAD NOW

    Supporting you to pay your rent

    A lot of people get behind with their rent for different reasons, this leaflet says what you can do to sort your rent arrears and help keep your home.... DOWNLOAD NOW

    Health and Safety Guide

    Download our useful guide on health and safety issues including damp, asbestos and fire safety... DOWNLOAD NOW

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Twitter

RT @ColchesterRSG: In case you missed our big - no, HUGE! - news over on our Facebook page (https://t.co/WTTiBzDtFO), we're delighted to sa…

We are excited to announce that the winner of the Colne resident report prize draw has been chosen! Our longest ser… https://t.co/O7SmJvwmms

In the East of England, this is nearly 1 in 10. Please watch this video to understand the extent of the problem.… https://t.co/kbUUIKgRtm

Yes, we need to make a stand against this likely unlawful advertising. #EndDSSdiscrimination https://t.co/mnK9GojOPb

RT @IceniHomesLtd: The #IHDA18 are an opportunity to celebrate the very best residential developments across the UK & we’ve been nominated!…