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Housing Department

Forest Heath District Council - Housing Section

Services offered

Assessment of priority need under the Housing Act. Can provide temporary accommodation for those assessed as in priority need. General housing advice and information to private and council tenants and homeless people. Rent deposit scheme for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness, for people who are in priority and non-priority need. Out of hours emergencies phone 01284 763252.

Area served

Forest Heath District Council area - Mildenhall, Newmarket, Lakenheath, Brandon.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

General public, including people who are or may be priority homeless.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Phone, email (unless urgent) or make an appointment.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 8.30am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: 8.30am - 5pm
  • Wednesday: 8.30am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm
  • Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Bus station - 5 minutes walk.