Applying for housing in Newham
A council home may not be the best option for you. We are here to help you look at all your housing options before you apply to join the housing register.
How to join the housing register
Based on the information you include in your application, we will tell you whether you have been successful within 28 days.
At some point we will ask to see documents to confirm your details, so make sure you fill in your application truthfully and accurately.
Qualifying to join the housing register
- you must have lived in Newham continuously for at least two years
- you must have a local connection to Newham, through your family or job.
Bidding for a council home
- using an ELLC kiosk
- by phone
- by text.