Council homes across Basildon are to be given a new lease of life thanks to a £13.5m cash boost.
Basildon Borough Council had previously announced a bid to the government for £67m to fund the backlog of work had been successful. The first £13.5m of this will be spent in the next financial year.
This will be in addition to the £8.5m already committed through the housing capital programme, approved at Full Council in February.
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