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Elmington Local Lettings

These are the units which will be available.

 

Half will be available to local residents on Poets Corner T & RA and Elmington T & RA area through the Piper Court, 8 Lomond Grove Local Lettings Scheme (see below), with the remaining 50% available to applicants on Homesearch.

 

Note: all rents included below are provisional; final details to be confirmed

 

No of units

Property size

Floor level

Rent

Service charge

Total cost per week

1x

3 bed 5 person unit

Ground Floor

£135.02

£7.70

£142.72

1x

1 bed 2 person unit

1st floor

£101.88

£7.70

£109.58

2x

2 bed 4 person unit

1st floor

£119.77

£7.70

£127.47

1x

3 bed 5 person unit

1st floor

£135.02

£7.70

£142.72

1x

1 bed 2 person unit

2nd floor

£101.88

£7.70

£109.58

2x

2 bed 4 person unit

2nd floor

£119.77

£7.70

£127.47

1x

3 bed 5 person unit

2nd floor

£135.02

£7.70

£142.72

2x

2 bed 4 person unit

3rd floor

£119.77

£7.70

£127.47

2x

2 bed 4 person unit

4th floor

£119.77

£7.70

£127.47

 

To qualify you must:

  • Be a council tenant living on Poets Corner T & RA and Elmington T & RA area and in housing need (see below).   
  • Need a home of the right size on offer (we are unable to allow downsizers to keep an additional bedroom).
  • Not owe the Council more than four weeks rent (or £50 if claiming Housing Benefit) at the point of application and of offer.
  • Be registered in bands 1-3 of the Council’s Housing List.

 

‘Housing Need’ means

  • A medical need to move - determined by our medical team.
  • Overcrowding caused by authorised members of your household.
  • Under-occupation and having a spare bedroom.
  • Other priority needs within the Council’s allocation scheme.

 

Other criteria

  • The Council’s priority star system will also apply.
  • Relatives of tenants or private tenants of leaseholders will not be considered.
  • Households will be prioritised in existing priority bands.
  • The order will be determined by tenancy start date (Poets Corner T & RA and Elmington T & RA area) not the date of initial registration.

 

Applying for the homes

  • The new homes will be advertised as Piper Court, 8 Lomond Grove, SE5 7FQ Local Lettings scheme.
  • Your final queue position will be decided anything up to ten days after bidding closes.
  • Households with the highest band and longest residence on the Poets Corner T & RA and Elmington T & RA area will have first refusal on the properties.
  • The Council’s refusal policy will apply for homes on these schemes.