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Housing Department

New Forest District Council - Housing Needs Section

Services offered

Assessment of priority need under the Housing Act. Can provide temporary accommodation for those assessed as in priority need - those with children or pregnant, vulnerable because of age, disability or other special reasons. Also offers general housing advice and information to the public. Out of hours emergencies phone 023 8028 5000.

Area served

New Forest District Council - Lymington, Totton, New Milton, Hythe, Ringwood and surrounding areas.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

People who are or may be priority homeless, anybody requiring housing advice.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Phone, contact for an appointment, write or email.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
  • Tuesday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
  • Wednesday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
  • Thursday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
  • Friday: 8.45am - 4.45pm


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets