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Housing

Advice and information for council tenants, homeowners and private renters.

Information and advice

Get housing support

Get housing advice, find somewhere to live or get help with homelessness.

Council homes

Information for council tenants and leaseholders.

Information for social housing tenants

Advice if you're already a social housing tenant

Private tenants and landlords

Find key information on private lettings in Lewisham.

Affordable ways to buy a home

Get advice about buying your own home.

Grants and loans to improve your home

Home owners, private tenants and private sector landlords may be eligible for a grant or interest-free loan for home maintenance and other costs.

Housing Futures

Lewisham Council has formally taken over responsibility for managing and maintaining more than 19,000 homes across the borough, following the transfer of staff and services from Lewisham Homes.

Council tax reduction scheme

​If you are on a low income, you may be eligible for a reduction in council tax.

Housing benefit

Housing benefit is a scheme to help people pay their rent to us, a housing association or a private landlord.

Partners and duty to refer

If you are a public organisation you can tell us about someone who could be homeless.

No recourse to public funds

Information for social workers and professionals about no recourse to public funds, our procedures, duties and responsibilities.

Empty and derelict properties

Report an empty property or find out how to bring your empty property back into use.

Housing strategy and policies

Information about our housing strategy and policies.

Housing

Advice and information for council tenants, homeowners and private renters.