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Braintree District Council - Housing Services

Housing Service, Causeway House
Bocking End
01376 552525
How to contact
Phone to make an appointment.
Public transport
Braintree train and bus stations - 15 minutes walk.

Service offered

Homelessness prevention service providing advice and assistance to any household in the district threatened with homelessness or experiencing housing difficulties. Assessment of statutory duties under the Housing Act. Limited access to rent bond/loan scheme for some priority need households. 24 hour emergency duty officer via switchboard number.

Areas of law

Opening times

Mon 9am - 5pm
Tue 9am - 5pm
Wed 9am - 5pm
Thu 9am - 5pm
Fri 9am - 5pm
Weekends Closed

Target group

Any resident experiencing housing difficulties.

Area served



Access to Language Line

Disabled access

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Adapted toilets: Yes
  • Parking available. Ramped entrance. Lift