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Housing Department

East Herts District Council - Housing Options (Hertford)

Services offered

Housing options service including assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Manages housing register. General housing advice and information for private and housing association tenants and homeless people. Rent deposit scheme for people with a local connection and not in priority need. Out of hours emergencies phone 01279 655261.

Area served

East Hertfordshire - Bishop's Stortford, Hertford, Ware, Buntingford and surrounding villages.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

People who are or may be priority homeless and other people in housing need.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Call in, phone, contact for an appointment, email or write. Office also in Bishops Stortford.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 5pm
  • Friday: 9am - 5pm


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Hertford train station - 10-15 minutes walk. Bus station - 5 minutes walk.