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On July 1 2020, Colne Housing and Greenfields Community Housing merged.

Click here to find out how we will be stronger together.

This website is still available to use whilst we transition.

You can visit the Eastlight Community Homes website here.

Welcome to Colne Housing

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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.

enabling independent living

Stronger together

Colne Housing merger gets go ahead

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Live or work in Uttlesford?

New affordable homes available now

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Reporting back to residents

Read our Residents' Report

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Unlocking Eastern Potential

Read our Annual Report

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Stronger together

Colne Housing merger gets the go ahead

Find out more

Live or work in Uttlesford?

Affordable homes available

Find out more

Reporting back to residents

Read our Residents' Report

Find out more

Looking for an answer?

Find it in our FAQs page.

Find out more

Universal Credit or Reduced Benefit Cap

How can we help you?

Find out more

Unlocking Eastern Potential

Read our Annual Report

Find out more
  • News

    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

    Resident response to merger consultation

    Colne’s six-week resident consultation on our proposed merger with Greenfields Community Housing has come to a close. All...READ MORE

  • Downloads

    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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    Housing Application form

    Please complete this interactive form to apply for housing ....
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    Pet Policy

    This policy provides guidance to staff and customers on the type and breed of animals permitted within Colne’s properties....
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    Complaints and Compensation Policy

    This policy details Colne’s approach to customer complaints and compensation....
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  • Twitter

    We’ve teamed up with @BraintreeDC and @livewellLocal to promote keeping active at home through chair-based exercise… https://t.co/7cSz3T7XGn

    RT @placeshapers: PlaceShapers Colne Housing and Greenfields Community Housing have come together to form a new 12,000-home organisation ca…

    Here’s Home Officer Rachel’s pre-viewing and pre-mask selfie at the Chesterwell development in Colchester last week… https://t.co/i3kGzsQLit

    So, how do residents hold the country’s largest Community Gateway to account? Watch the video to find out! Michell… https://t.co/kgM8giqplm

    Thanks to our wonderful volunteer residents, we’ve changed the information we send about rent payments so that it’s… https://t.co/Ce3XCEH2IY

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Twitter

We’ve teamed up with @BraintreeDC and @livewellLocal to promote keeping active at home through chair-based exercise… https://t.co/7cSz3T7XGn

RT @placeshapers: PlaceShapers Colne Housing and Greenfields Community Housing have come together to form a new 12,000-home organisation ca…

Here’s Home Officer Rachel’s pre-viewing and pre-mask selfie at the Chesterwell development in Colchester last week… https://t.co/i3kGzsQLit

So, how do residents hold the country’s largest Community Gateway to account? Watch the video to find out! Michell… https://t.co/kgM8giqplm

Thanks to our wonderful volunteer residents, we’ve changed the information we send about rent payments so that it’s… https://t.co/Ce3XCEH2IY