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 www.southwark.gov.uk/mysouthwark.
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
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HOUSING MOVES SCHEME - The Housing Moves scheme will be closed to new applications from 15 November 2021. Very high numbers of applications have led to a large backlog awaiting landlord assessment and approval and some aspects of the scheme are now being reviewed. Registered applicants can continue to log in and bid for properties. We hope the scheme will open again for new applications in the near future.
Mutual exchange - 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 www.houseexchange.org.uk for mutual exchanges and also make enquiries via www.homeswapper.co.uk “.