Lewisham - London Borough


Landlord's Forum : NO
Deposit Guarantees : YES
Accreditation scheme : YES

Advice Services:
Private sector housing The Private Sector Housing Unit is based on the 2nd Floor of Capital House, located at 47 Rushey Green, SE6 4AS.

The Unit provides housing advice and assistance to all private sector residents in the borough including landlords. Specific support is provided to tenants about tenancy rights, illegal eviction, harassment, rent increases and disrepair. Private residents experiencing racial harassment are also able to receive support from the Unit. To access this service call 0208 314 7144 or 0208 314 6855.

Private residents are also able to receive assistance with means tested renovation grants and disabled facilities grants to carry out essential repairs to their properties.

Landlords are able to receive grant assistance to improve the state of their properties for their tenants' benefit.

To access this service, call 0208 314 6622.

Homelessness Officer:
See advice services above

Deposit guarantee/bond:
Contact the Private Sector Housing Unit, details above.

Landlord's Forum:

Lewisham is a member of the London Landlord Accreditation Scheme..

Repairs/Standards/HMO Regulations contact:
Environmental Health Housing Services
Tel: 020 8314 6789
or write to Environmental Health, 333-335 Baring Road, Grove Park, London, SE12 0DZ
There is an HMO registration scheme.


Note: The information on this page has been compiled from the local authority web-site.



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