Image of cover page of Basildon Council Housing Strategy 2018-2023 document The Housing Strategy was adopted by Basildon Council in November 2017 and sets out Basildon Council's vision for housing in the Borough.

The Housing Strategy sets four priorities:

  • Meeting future growth needs
  • Making best use of existing homes
  • Support residents to create neighbourhoods they wish to live in and be part of
  • Support residents to improve housing opportunities and choice

Downloadable Documents

We have also included this video presentation with voice-over which will take you through the key points as described in the Draft Housing Strategy Executive Summary. The video enables the use of subtitles and translations when viewed on youtube.com or at full-size.

The following studies have informed the development of the Housing Strategy

Icon for pdf Basildon Council - Affordable Rent Study - Oct 2015 [1.04MB]

Icon for pdf Housing Needs Survey 2015 [730.67KB]

South Essex Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) May 2016 and Addendum Report, May 2017.