• 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. Coronavirus - letter from the Chief Executive

    Letter from John Welch to residents about Coronavirus

    As the Coronavirus lockdown continues, Chief Executive, John Welch, requests your continued patience and understanding while we prepare to begin the long road back to normal operations. 

  2. Coronavirus and our services

    News item about Corona virus

    In light of coronavirus, we want to let you know what you can expect from us and how our services are affected. We are conducting our operations in compliance with government rules and importantly to safeguard our residents, our NHS and to ensure the safety of our staff. 

  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 - Help and support

    FGCH logo

    Local organisations in Hertfordshire and Central Bedfordshire have launched services to support people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Help is at hand 

  5. 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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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