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We provide temporary accommodation in:
We try and find temporary accommodation in the Lewisham borough, but this is not always possible. If this isn’t possible, we will arrange temporary accommodation for you somewhere else. This could be anywhere in or outside of London.
You will stay in temporary accommodation until we can support you to move into your own accommodation.
The amount of time you will stay in temporary accommodation depends on your circumstances. Many households spend several years in temporary accommodation due to the waiting times for permanent housing.
If we decide we no longer have a duty to provide housing for you, we may ask you to leave temporary accommodation.
Depending on the property, when you move into temporary accommodation you will sign either:
It is important that you stick to the terms of the agreement. If you don’t you may be asked to leave the accommodation.
You must pay for your accommodation if you are working or if you get benefits. We will send you details of how to make rent payments within seven days of offering you temporary accommodation.
If you have a problem with your temporary accommodation, you should report it to the property provider directly. Their contact details will be on your booking letter.