Welcome to Southwark Homesearch website. Every week, from Thursday to the following Sunday, you will be able to see the properties available for rent by those of you who are registered on Southwark’s housing list.
If you are interested in other housing options or want some advice on how Southwark Homesearch works, you can telephone us on 020 7525 4140. Or why not check out our new pages on this website which will tell you about these options plus some other new services we now offer.
To view the properties in Southwark click on the word properties in the above menu bar. You can place one bid per week.
Help for new tenants - Are you close to making a successful bid? We are working in partnership with Money Savvy to help you to prepare for your new council tenancy? Just click on this link to see how we can help you.
The Homesearch magazine is now only available on line please click here for more information.
There are important changes in the way we allocate adapted homes please click here for further guidance.
If you require an adapted home with wheelchair access and wish to move to East London there are currently properties available at the former Olympic village in Stratford. If you require further information please contact Gillian O'Neill on 0207 525 1334.
Housing associations rents and tenancy agreements are changing please click here for more details.
Please also remember that some Housing Associations have different policies to the Council on bedroom need and overcrowding. Some also have a 'no pets' policy. You may wish to contact the relevant Housing Association before placing a bid, as they may reject successful bids for these reasons.
There are also some recent changes to our lettings policy please read them here
Use the Councils dedicated 'My Area' search tool to find out about local amenities and facilities either where you live now or for the property you may want to bid on. Click here for the My Area search tool.
Google street is a very new service that allows people to look at and around areas in London. We thought it might be useful for you if you want to see the area around a property you are interested in. Click here to see how to use Google Street View.