• Our latest shared ownership homes in Kennett Drive, Biggleswade

  • For he's a jolly good fellow! David Gurd is this year's Neighbour of the Year

  • Families had a great day out at our Information and Advice Fair at Standalone Farm in October

  • Staff, residents and members mark the opening of our newest Kingfisher Club for local people with low to moderate dementia

  • Development Officer Joff Lord is responsble for our new homes programme

  • We have joined forces with Herts Fire and Rescue Service to keep older residents Safe & Well


  1. Out now! In Touch spring 2018 - news for our residents

    The latest edition of In Touch - news for Howard Cottage Housing Association residents is available to read here

  2. Multi skilled operative (bathroom and kitchen fitter)

    We are seeking two operatives to join our in-house team, working primarily on kitchen and bathroom refurbs.  Up to £33K per annum, plus performance award!

    Closing date Friday 25th May.  Interviews to take place Thursday 31st May.

    See our Working for us page for full info. 

  3. Volunteers needed for our dementia clubs

    On 19 April we were very proud to open our fourth Kingfisher Club for local people with low to moderate dementia.  And we’re looking for volunteers at all four club locations...

  4. #scrapflytipping

    A county wide fly tipping campaign, #scrapflytipping has launched in a bid to reduce the number of fly tipping incidents across Hertfordshire

  5. Opening at 10am on WEDNESDAYS

    With effect from 1st April 2018 our offices will be opening at 10am every Wednesday morning for staff training and team meetings.  We will continue to open at 8.30am on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and close at 5pm every day.

    If you have an emergency repair before 10am on a Wednesday, please ring our out of hours service on 0300 3030029.

Find a Home


Baulk Gardens Pirton Over the past 100 years we have built up a stock of over 1,600 homes - both rented and shared ownership - and we are building more each year to help meet local housing demand.

For full information about how to rent a home from us, purchase a shared ownership home or exchange the property you currently live in, please visit the Find a Home section of our website.


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Compliance Statements

Governance and Financial Viability

The Association has adopted the National Housing Federation’s Excellence in Standards of Governance (2015). With one exception we are compliant in all respects with the requirements  of this code.  Further information on this can be found in the 2017 Financial Statements.

Privacy Notice

Howard Cottage respects the privacy of its residents and is committed to ensuring the protection of sensitive and confidential personal data.  Like all organisations holding personal data we are subject to data protection law.  The law is changing and on 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the current Data Protection Act. We will shortly be updating our website with more details of how this applies to our staff and residents.