Welcome to Estuary Housing Association

We are a not for profit organisation, providing affordable housing and services to our residents.

We currently own and manage over 4000 properties throughout the South East and believe it is important to build communities, not just homes.

Our vision is to provide quality services and to make a positive difference in our communities.




Would you like to work for Estuary?

We value staff and believe it is important to provide them with excellent development and training opportunities.

Learn about the benefits of working for us and view our current job vacancies.  If there are no vacancies please visit our site again soon.

Board member applicants Click here for further information.

Excellent home ownership opportunities


We offer quality, new build homes for sale.

View the properties we currently have for sale, including part buy/part rent schemes.

We are your Federation - come and join us, help to make things happen.

The Federation of Estuary Residents  (FER) was founded in 1999 and is made up of Estuary residents who are keen to work on your behalf.

They give advice and support and liaise with Estuary on matters that may concern you.

Excellent venue hire at competitive rates

We offer a large training suite in central Southend which can be hired out for training and meetings.  Our staff really do focus on being thorough and ensuring a great service for our clients at quality prices. 

Click here for more details.

We also have two halls for hire, click here for more details. 

News and Events

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You can view the VFM Self Assessment 2013-14 and Governance & Viability Supplement to the Annual Report which is a supplement to the Annual Report. 

Click below for the listing of all expenditure over £500 incurred on projects supported under the 2011-2014 Affordable Housing Programme up to June 2014. Expenditure on development over £500.pdf (0.013MB) Adobe Acrobat File

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The Law is Changing!

As from the 6th April 2016 you must have your dog microchipped. Visit one of the Dogs Trust Free Microchipping events on 5th or 27th September.

Click here for more details >>


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Click here to read your Estuary News Summer Edition.

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Currently Unemployed?

10 July 2014

Then come and join the Community Gym for job coaching and fitness coaching.

Your six week course consists of the following fun activities:

  • SeeJobGroup
  • Personal Trainer
  • Essex Fire Service
  • Cook4life
  • A NHS Health check
  • Streets Ahead Community Workers

Click here for further information >>

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The new repairs and planned maintenance contract worth  with Lovell went live on 1st July.  Lovell will now take responsibility for all responsive repairs and planned investment across our homes, with the exception of the Woodgrange Drive Estate in Southend-on-Sea. Click here to read more >>

The new contract will put the customer at the heart of service delivery and has a number of key features which are designed to provide a better customer experience which includes: hour appointment slots for customers

  • Saturday morning appointments for customers who are working or in market rented
  • 2 hour appointment slots for customers
  • Extra options available to customers at an additional charge, for example pan drawers or spotlights in kitchens
  • Improved planned specification for kitchens and bathrooms as a result of consultation with customers.
  • System integration and appointment slot for customers on first call to the repairs line
  • Contractor staff based in EHA office for improved communication and productivity
  • Dual branded uniform and livery
  • Community investment to include DIY course, work experience (paid & unpaid) and apprentices.

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