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Covid 19 Update - 1 June: while the nation relaxes social distancing rules, the demand on social housing remains high. We had previously advised the limited available homes were prioritised for residents with no where to stay and those residing in our hostel properties sharing facilities with other households. We will continue to prioritise these households at this time and therefore the Homesearch bidding system will remain suspended. We will be reviewing the suspension in early July 2020.


We thank you for your understanding during this difficult time.


 Please read the latest information please visit our website

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

Can you please provide some feedback on our current website - Click here

Please note: Our mutual exchange site requires a system update to in order to support requests for mutual exchange in the borough. Current live applications cannot not be processed. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.  Secure tenants can still apply to for mutual exchanges and also make enquiries via “.








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