• Brand new homes at Maple Garden, Stotfold 

  • The housekeeping team work their magic on all the communal areas in our retirement schemes and flat blocks

  • Coming soon!  Residents and staff from Howard Cottage celebrated the start of the John Coxall Court development with housebuilders, Hill. 

  • Our new roofs at Rushby Mead won this year's Garden City Heritage Award and came top in the Best Group Refurbushment Category

  • Development Officer Joff Lord is responsble for our new homes programme


  1. Join our friendly team!

    We have three vacancies to fill, two posts in our Maintenance Team and a part time Housekeeper - have a look at our Current Vacancies page.

  2. New repairs survey

    Repairs satisfaction logoFrom December we will be telephoning one in 10 residents who have had a repair carried out in their home to find out how satisfied they are with the work.See more information

  3. Young streetdancers hit the stage

    Streetdance Crew 2018In November, the Letchworth Streetdance Crew performed at Dancemania - An event showcasing the best young contemporary dance talent in the area.

  4. Howard Cottage Housing Association joins forces to celebrate World Alzheimer’s Day

    World Alzheimer's dayWith ice cream cones, glove puppets, chair yoga and hula dancing, our recent event had everything… even an Elvis  impersonator!

  5. Annual report 2017 / 2018

    Annual Report front cover 2017/18 Our Annual report 2017/18  is available to read now!

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