Newham
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Essential maintenance this weekend to our Council Tax & Housing Benefit system ​Council Tax Account Balances and Housing Benefit information will be unavailable via MyNewham on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February 2018.

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 26 February 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​​

Private rented housing


Private rented property licensingPrivate rented property licensing

All landlords must licence their properties in Newham. Find out how to licence your property and what happens if you don't.

Find a home

Ways to search for a home and things to consider if you use a letting agent.

Your tenancy

Make sure you know the rights and responsibilities of you and your landlord.

Paying a deposit

Making sure it is protected and how to get it back at the end of your tenancy.

Problems when renting

We may be able to help you if things go wrong when you are renting privately.