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.




Decisions from Plans South 26 July 2017

Planning application decisions from Area Planning Sub-Committee South meeting on Wednesday 26 July... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

Decisions from Plans West 19 July 2017

Planning application decisions from Area Planning Sub-Committee West meeting on Wednesday 19... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

Influence change in housing policy

Become a member of the Epping Forest District Council Tenants and Leaseholders Panel and influence... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

Social media story wrong

A social media story about tenants trashing a council house in Waltham Abbey that went viral with... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

Technical issues with payment services

Updated information 26 May 2017 - 1pm The automated telephone payment service is now working again... MOD_WPPOSTS_READMORE

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