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On 1 July 2020, we merged with Greenfields Community Housing to form Eastlight Community Homes. You can visit the Eastlight website here.

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  • News

    Putting things right: the Housing Ombudsman Service’s new complaints code

    If you have an issue about Eastlight, then we want to hear about it! We take customer complaints seriously –...READ MORE

    How did we perform? Our key performance figures for 2019-2020

      Colne Housing has now merged with Greenfields Community Housing to form the 12,000 home housing association, Eastlight Community Homes. Visit...READ MORE

    New 12,000 home housing association created

    A trailblazing new housing association for the East of England has been formed following the merger of two Essex-based affordable...READ MORE

    Stronger Together: Colne Housing merger gets go ahead

    Colne Housing is pleased to announce that our merger with Greenfields Community Housing has been approved. Together...READ MORE

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    Anti Social behaviour Diary

    This diary is to enable us to obtain supporting evidence for the ASB you are experiencing. This information gathered will give us a good understanding of the issues you are facing and will allow us to address and hopefully resolve the situation. ...
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    Aids and Adaptations Policy

    This policy sets out Colne’s approach to dealing with requests for aids and/or adaptations to its properties....
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    Orchard Gardens

    Orchard Gardens is set in a beautiful complex of mature gardens, which comprises of 14 bungalows and 29 apartments....
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    Quay Courtyard and Compass Court

    Quay Courtyard and Compass Court are set in a beautiful complex of of 32 homes. We are adjacent to the River Stour and many properties enjoy a panoramic view....
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    New vacancy! Can you help to ensure our homes and communities are safe, sustainable and meet our customers’ needs?… https://t.co/oPMz73n9KA

    As restrictions are lifted, here are residents from the Templars Estate in #Witham talking to @BBCLookEast about th… https://t.co/oe6JN0UhkA

    @Raven_Morpheus Hi John, I have sent the picture you attached and explained the situation to customer services. The… https://t.co/lxnnkb8Hb9

    RT @EmmaPalmerECH: Looking forward to being part of this @hqn_news conversation and sharing the work @EastlightHomes is doing in partnershi…

    @andwrighting Hi Andrew, apologies for the delay in responding to this. I have sent you a DM asking for more details.

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Twitter

New vacancy! Can you help to ensure our homes and communities are safe, sustainable and meet our customers’ needs?… https://t.co/oPMz73n9KA

As restrictions are lifted, here are residents from the Templars Estate in #Witham talking to @BBCLookEast about th… https://t.co/oe6JN0UhkA

@Raven_Morpheus Hi John, I have sent the picture you attached and explained the situation to customer services. The… https://t.co/lxnnkb8Hb9

RT @EmmaPalmerECH: Looking forward to being part of this @hqn_news conversation and sharing the work @EastlightHomes is doing in partnershi…

@andwrighting Hi Andrew, apologies for the delay in responding to this. I have sent you a DM asking for more details.