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Advice and information for council tenants, homeowners and private renters.

Information and advice

Consultation about introducing licensing for all private rented homes in Lewisham
We are consulting on proposals to introduce licensing for all private rented homes in Lewisham.
Housing benefit
Housing benefit is a scheme to help people pay their rent to us, a housing association or a private landlord.
Find a place to live
If you need to find somewhere to live there are several options available.
Social housing tenants
If you already live in social housing you can pay your rent, find out about moving into a different social home and see a list of social landlords.
Advice for private tenants
Information for people who live in privately rented accommodation.
Private landlords
Information for landlords about leasing or letting your property to people on our housing list and about house in multiple occupation (HMO) licences.
Council tax reduction scheme
​If you are on a low income, you may be eligible for a reduction in council tax.
Grants and loans for private housing
Home owners, private tenants and private sector landlords may be eligible for a grant or interest-free loan for home maintenance and other costs.

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