Apply for council housing

Apply to join the housing register

Everyone must apply online through My Newham.

If you do not have access to a computer at home, our libraries have free computer usage and internet access.

Apply to Join

Please click on the link below to apply to join the Housing Register Application. Once submitted your application will be assessed and we will email you with the outcome of the assessment.

To Change an Existing Application or Renew an Application please click on the link below.

Online housing register

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Before you start

  • You will need a My Newham account
  • An email address
  • National Insurance numbers for all members of your household included on your application over 16 years old
  • Your address history for the past seven years with the dates that you moved in and out.

You must keep a valid email address at all times as this may be the only way we will contact you. After you send your application we will email you so please check your inbox, including your junk mail, regularly.

If you need to contact us, make sure you use the same email address as the one you used to register on My Newham.