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Private landlords

Information for landlords about leasing or letting your property to people on our housing list and about house in multiple occupation (HMO) licences.

Lease your property to us

Get guaranteed rent 52 weeks a year by leasing your residential property through our private-sector leasing scheme or private-managed accommodation scheme.

Get tenants through our finding service

You can avoid agency fees, choose your tenants and get a one-off cash incentive when you use our finding service, Lewisham Lettings Scheme.

Tell us about a change in your tenant's circumstances

Use this form to tell us about a change in circumstances that affects your tenant’s housing benefit.

Property licensing for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)

Find out if your HMO needs to be licensed, and how to apply.

Safety inspections of HMOs

Find out about safety inspections of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and what happens if they are not up to standard.

Housing benefit and universal credit

​Find out what you need to know about housing benefit and universal credit as a landlord.