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Covid 19 – update 1 September 2020

Following the Government's relaxation of the restrictions on people moving home, we are now able to resume the Homesearch bidding scheme.  Our first bidding cycle will be from Thursday 10 September – 13 September 2020.  Property viewings will be carried out in accordance with social distancing requirements. Due to social distance policy, only the successful bidder will be contacted initially. In the event of a refusal, the next bidder will then be contacted.  Please click here for further information regarding the viewing process.

Once again we do thank you for your patience during this difficult period.

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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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17 Sep, until 20 Sep

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