Home ownership services is part of the council's specialist housing services division. We provide a variety of services to the leaseholders and freeholders of former Southwark Council properties, as well as some services to tenants. These services include, amongst others:
Constructing and billing service charges
Arranging payment options for service charges
Dealing with pre-assignment queries during a property's sale
Dealing with buildings insurance queries
Processing tenants' Right to Buy and Social Homebuy applications
Everything you need to know about your rights and responsibilities as a leaseholder or freeholder is detailed in the homeowners' guide.
If you would like to talk to us in person, our office at 153-159 Abbeyfield Road, SE16 is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday: no appointment is necessary. We also answer queries by email, telephone and post. If you would like to specify a preferred method of contact, please take the time to fill in your contact details.
Related downloads, including a standing order form for payment of service charges, are available from the 'downloads' link on the right of this page.