You are eligible to apply for council housing if:
We use a banding system to prioritise:
We also give priority to people who are moving because of:
If you think we have made the wrong decision about your priority banding or the suitability to be on the housing register you have the right to contact us and ask for the decision to be reviewed. We will send you a form to complete. You must fill this in within 21 days and we will try and respond to you within 56 days.
Once you are registered on our housing list, you will need to use Lewisham Homesearch to bid for a new home from those that become available.
You must let us know if your circumstances change in the following ways:
your benefits stop or you start claiming benefits
you start work or stop work
your earnings increase or decrease
your savings or capital increase
someone leaves or moves into the household
you’ve moved from your temporary accommodation or private rented accommodation on your own accord.