Council Tenants 

The Communities Directorate manages around 6,500 council properties in towns and villages throughout the district. Chigwell, Loughton, Waltham Abbey, Epping and Ongar have some larger estates. The Council Tenants page covers area such as repairs and improvements to council properties, housing management, buying your home from the council and tenant involvement 

Housing Advice 

We offer advice on a wide range of housing issues. You may be looking for accommodation in the district, or you may be looking for assistance to help you stay in the home where you live now.  The housing advice pages cover: Applying to the council for housing and homelessness prevention; housing associations; housing services for older people; advice for owner occupiers, private tenants, landlords and residents of caravan or park home sites.




Help us bring empty homes back into use

Did you know that in the Epping Forest District there are approximately 447 properties which have... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

Decisions from Plans East 11 October 2017

Planning application decisions from Area Planning Sub-Committee East meeting on Wednesday... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

Have your say on how homes are allocated

Have your say about the way Epping Forest District Council prioritises housing applications and... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

Council Tax Support Scheme consultation extended

The Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme consultation has been extended, due to a problem with a link... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

First new council homes for Waltham Abbey

Epping Forest District Council welcomed the first tenants into John Scott Court, Waltham Abbey this... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

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