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Housing Department

East Herts District Council - Housing Options Team

Services offered

Housing options service including assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Housing provided for people in priority need of housing. General housing advice and information for private and council tenants and homeless people. Rent deposit scheme for people in priority need. Office also in Hertford. Out of hours emergencies phone 01279 655261.

Area served

East Hertfordshire - Bishop's Stortford, Hertford, Ware 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


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 East or Hertford North train stations: 10-15 minutes walk.