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Housing Summit: Collaborative approach to tackle housing crisis

In February, industry experts came together at the North Essex Councils Housing Summit to discuss the current housing crisis.

North Essex Councils' summit addresses housing challenge

North Essex Councils and health partners came together earlier this month to try to address housing challenges in north Essex together.

North Essex Councils join forces to address housing crisis in the county

Housing summit aims to find solutions to affordability and homelessness issues in Essex

Council issues warning over homelessness costs

Chelmsford City Council says its rapidly growing housing bill presents a big risk to the council being able to balance its budget.

More housing for people who are homeless in Chelmsford

Work has just been completed to provide more supported accommodation in Chelmsford in a further move to reduce homelessness in the city.

New partnership team supports rough sleepers

A new service that aims to improve the quality of life for rough sleepers is now operating across Chelmsford and Maldon.

Funding boost for work with rough sleepers in Chelmsford

The committed work in Chelmsford to assist rough sleepers into accommodation has been rewarded with additional government funding.

Street Support homelessness network for Chelmsford

A new city-wide initiative has been launched to make it easier for anyone sleeping rough to get help in Chelmsford.

Hidden homelessness: Finding hope in darkness

We interviewed Lylli Lokate, a Support Assistant at CHESS Homeless. Before working for CHESS, Lylli was a shelter client of theirs.

City Council acts to deliver greener and fairer Chelmsford

Two years after adopting “Our Chelmsford, Our Plan”, the City Council has reported on progress towards delivering the plan.

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