• Please visit our new website www.fgch.co.uk for the latest information about how we are adapting services to support our residents while the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown continues.

News

  1. Easing out of lockdown - latest update from our Chief Executive

    Letter from John Welch to residents about Coronavirus
  2. Covid-19 and our services - latest update

    News item about Coronavirus and impact on services

    As lockdown restrictions begin to ease we wanted to update you on how we are providing our frontline services.  There is some progress but we are still a little way from 'business as usual'.

  3. Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    First Garden Cities Homes logoWe have had to make some changes to our services that will help protect our staff and residents from the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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  4. Coronavirus: Changes to our repairs service

    FGCH logo To help protect staff and residents from the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made changes to our repairs service.

    We will carry out repairs to ensure the structure and exterior of your home, including doors and windows, is maintained and weather tight. We will also ensure you can safely utilise the heating, water and electrical system.  Less urgent repairs will be treated differently.

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  5. Generations Together

    Generations together 2019

    We recently joined forces with North Hertfordshire District Council and Hillshott Infant School to pilot an intergenerational project: "Generations Together".

Universal Credit has started...have you gone across yet?

UC banner for home page

Universal Credit (UC) is now live in North Herts, Central Bedfordshire and Hertsmere.

Going forward, eligible benefit claimants will move from the old-style benefits across to UC.

Find out more about how to claim UC, the help and advice available to claimants, the effect on your rent payments and answers to frequently asked questions here:

http://www.howard-cottage.co.uk/universal-credit