At 101 years old, we are one of the UK’s oldest housing associations.
We manage over 1,500 homes within a 25-mile radius of Letchworth Garden City, including nearly 200 homes in rural areas of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.
We have a strong commitment to building and strengthening communities, while also supporting our residents.
Find a Home
Click here for more information about how to register for housing, and to find out how we work in partnership with North Herts District Council and North Herts Homes to provide good quality rented and shared ownership properties for people who are unable to rent or buy privately.
Unemployed and interested in a career in construction? click here to open: Construction Skills Open Day flyer
Take a look at the latest edition of In Touch. In Touch spring 2013
Each year we conduct a telephone survey amongst a proportion of our residents to find out what you think about the homes and services we provide. This year we would also like to collect some additional information from you to help us to support residents in the future.
They say you’re never too old to learn and Howard Cottage resident Anna Paxton provides the proof of the pudding, having just scooped a national art award at the age of 86.
New texting service
Our new texting service is being launched from Friday 10th May. Over the following few days residents who we have a mobile number for, will be sent a welcome message. Please reply to this message to confirm your number and then you will be set up to receive texts from us in the future.
Many residents will be now affected by the changes to welfare benefits which took affect from 1st April 2013. For more information click here. For information on our Money Advice Service please click here.
National Gas Emergency number: 0800 111 999
Howard Cottage supports Homes for Britain.