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Resident Involvement - The Tenant and Leaseholder Representatives

Our Tenant and Leaseholder Representatives play an active role in the community and have an advisory role in helping to shape and determine future housing policy and services.

Become a Tenant or Leaseholder Representative

Tenant and Leaseholder Representatives often act as the "eyes and ears" within their local community, reporting matters that need to be dealt with direct to Basildon Council, such as; dumped rubbish, abandoned vehicles, landscaping and community issues.

Tenant and Leaseholder Representatives have an advisory role in helping to shape and determine the future provision of housing policy and services, such as Housing Management, Housing Options and the council Housing Repairs. They are also consulted for their opinions on matters including:

  • Housing (capital works, repairs, voids, energy etc.)
  • Communal areas (e.g. garages, play areas etc.)
  • Estate Improvements (e.g. bin areas, estate safety issues)
  • Neighbourhood issues that affect tenant's and leaseholder's homes appearance
  • Environmental issues (grounds maintenance, graffiti, cleansing etc.).

Tenant or Leaseholder Representatives can apply to be considered for membership of the following influential and important resident involvement groups:

Basildon Council currently supports over 60 tenant and leaseholder representatives from across the borough. Representatives fall into the following three categories:

  • Sheltered Housing Tenant Representatives
  • General Housing Tenant Representatives
  • Leaseholder Representatives.

Tenant and Leaseholder Representatives are all given suitable training and support from Basildon Council.

Download a nomination form

If you are interested in becoming an Tenant or Leaseholder Representative please download, complete and return a copy of our Nomination Form.

Further information and enquiries

For further information and enquiries please contact the Community Involvement Team, see contact details below.

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