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Homesearch bidding scheme

We are continuing to offer 1 bidder at a time. Therefore, only the successful bidder will currently be contacted following the close of each bidding cycle. In the event of a refusal, the next bidder will then be contacted.  Please click here for further information regarding the viewing process. 

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AYLESBURY ESTATE FIRST DEVELOPMENT SITE - We are advertising these newly built 1 bedroom wheelchair adapted council flats and 1 bedroomed general council flats for qualifying residents living on Aylesbury Estate to place their bid . Only qualifying residents living on Aylesbury Estate should bid for these properties . For further information and qualifying addresses click here

Adrian Court/Dennis Court , Otto Street, London, SE17 3FU - We are pleased to announce that we will be advertising these 1 bedroomed general flats and 2 bedroom wheelchair adapted flats  for general bidding in the Homesearch cycle of 1st - 3rd December 2023

Advance notice of Christmas period bidding cycle - The Homesearch bididng cycle will run for 2 weeks over the festive period. The cycle will open on Thursday 21st December and close on Sunday 31st December 

Property Ref: 217089 - Albert McKenzie House has been withdrawn by Hyde Housing Association. Bids placed on this property will not stand as the property is no longer available. Applicants are advised to wthdraw their bids and look to place it on something else before the close of the bidding cycle. We apologise for any disappointment this may have caused.

Adrian Court/Dennis Court , Otto Street, London, SE17 3FU - We are pleased to announce that we will be advertising these 2 bedroomed new build general flats for general bidding in the Homesearch cycle of 7th - 10th December 2023




Welcome to Southwark Homesearch

Welcome to Southwark's Homesearch website, allocating council and partner housing association properties for rent within the borough.

We aim to give you more choice in deciding where you want to live. Properties that are available for rent will be advertised each week. In order to register for the Social Housing waiting list please register at

If you are currently registered on our Homesearch bidding scheme and wish to inform us of any changes to your application, please click here.

Please note, if you place a successful bid you will be required to provide proof of your identification, residence and income within 7 days to verify your application and to confirm that you are eligible for the offer.  An offer cannot be confirmed until this process is complete. For our full documents list, please click here. To upload your documents, please click here

We would be keen to learn about your experiences from eligible residents of using the Smart Move Scheme and gain insight of what matters most in your search for a new home. Please complete our survey here:

Important notices:

HOUSING MOVES SCHEME - The Housing Moves scheme has changed. Click here for further information.












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Advertising dates 3

Current cycle

30 Nov, until 3 Dec

Next cycle

Starts 7 Dec, until 10 Dec

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