The process of applying for local authority housing has moved exclusively online. They will no longer accept paper applications.
LEWISHAM HOUSING APPLICATIONS
If your current accommodation is affecting your health or you want to change your housing situation for health reasons.
YOU DO NOT NEED A DOCTOR’S LETTER
You need to complete a self-assessment form which is only available online or directly from the council
A letter from your doctor will not help the process.
If the council are unable to process your application and need further medical information, they will request your written consent and write directly to your doctor in confidence to provide the required medical information.
The Lewisham housing options team can guide you through the process.
By Telephone 020 8314 7007
In Person: Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, SE6 4RU
Or please see the documents below for further information:
Housing Application Poster (PDF, 204KB)
Housing Application Process (PDF, 178KB)
Housing Home Search Contacts (PDF, 284KB)