Housing advice

Housing Options Service Trafford (HOST) provides housing and homelessness advice to all residents living within the borough of Trafford.

If you need help or assistance with housing or homelessness, please contact HOST.

HOST opening times

You can contact HOST by calling 0161 912 5513.

Alternatively, you can come into the office and talk to someone face to face. The office at Sale Waterside, M33 7ZF is open during the following hours:

DayOpening timeClosing time
Monday 9am 5pm
Tuesday 9am 5pm
Wednesday 1pm 5pm
Thursday 9am 5pm
Friday 9am 5pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed

You can also contact HOST via email at HOST@trafford.gov.uk.

Every Wednesday morning the service is closed for staff training and opens at 1pm.

If you become homeless outside of these hours, contact the Emergency Duty Team by telephoning 0161 912 2230.

HOST is a busy service and it may be difficult to get through on the phone. If you wish to email the HOST mailbox is checked regularly. All non-urgent enquiries will be responded to within 3 working days.

Interviews are held in private interview rooms and, where requested, a same sex officer will be available to offer advice. We also offer interpreters and signers and a mini-com service is available.

Trafford Home Search opening hours

You can contact Trafford Home Search by calling 0161 537 3108. The opening hours are:

DayOpening timeClosing time
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday 10am 4pm
Thursday 10am 4pm
Friday 10am 5pm
Saturday and Sunday Closed

Closed 12.30 – 1.30pm on Thursdays and Fridays.

Useful links

Housing and autism

As part of the Greater Manchester Autism Strategy, a series of easy-read guides for those with autism have been produced in relation to housing and homelessness.