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Get housing support

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

We are consulting on plans to implement a selective licensing scheme covering all privately rented properties in certain parts of the borough.

Find out more about the proposals and fill out the consultation.

Get housing advice

Answer a few short questions to get advice about your housing situation.


Get help finding somewhere to live or support to stay in your home.


Information about renting privately.

Applying for social housing

Lewisham Homesearch is being replaced by a new website for housing applications. Find out more below.

Affordable ways to buy a home

Get advice about buying your own home.

Support for people on the housing register

If you are on the waiting list for social housing, you need to bid on housing.

Temporary accommodation

Find out about temporary accommodation for homeless people.
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