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Housing Strategy 2015-20

Our Housing Strategy sets out needs, resources, options, priorities and action plans for housing.


  • What is the Housing Strategy?
  • The documents
  • Who to contact

Colchester's Housing Strategy 2015-20 has been developed by the Housing Strategy Partnership which includes Colchester Borough Council and its Partner Organisations.

The Housing Strategy sets out the Council's ambitions for housing in Colchester over the next 5 years. The Strategy will achieve its aims and objectives through the implementation of the Delivery Plan by working closely with a wide range of partners to achieve the vision for housing in Colchester.

Research and information on housing in Colchester have been used to develop an Evidence base for the strategy.

The Housing Strategy Progress Report 2018/2019 along with the updated Delivery Plan are available to download below

Housing Strategy 2015-2020

Housing Strategy Progress Report 2018-2019

Housing and Homelessness Strategy Evidence Base

Housing Strategy Delivery Plan 2018-19

If you have any questions please contact Karen Paton on:

Telephone: (01206) 282275 or e-mail: