At 102 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.
A vibrant new weekly club at one of our sheltered accommodation schemes is providing much-needed support for local people with dementia and their carers and families.
At the start of 2013, Steven Hedges didn’t hold out much hope of securing a worthwhile job. But having completed a construction skills course, he’s now on an eight-week placement and his sights are firmly set on becoming a plumber.
You now have two housing officers allocated to you, one who specialises in rent payments and income recovery and one who deals with tenancy and estate matters.
Take a look at the latest edition of In Touch. In Touch summer 2013
Our opening hours are:
Trial call recording
We have concluded our trial, which was very useful, and are now considering the next steps for our phone system based on this knowledge. We identified a couple of training issues but overall were pleased to confirm that we deal with your queries politely and efficiently when you ring us.
Many residents will now be 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 and Yes to Homes.