Southwark Council would like to use cookies to store information on your computer, to improve our website. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and have already been set.

You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy notice.

Jump to content | Change font size and colours |

| or register?

Choose a service...

Social HomeBuy

An opportunity to own your home, on shared ownership terms

Southwark Council introduced its shared ownership scheme 'Social HomeBuy' in late 2006, as part of an umbrella of modernised shared ownership initiatives launched by the government, branded 'HomeBuy'.

As a more affordable alternative to the 'Right to Buy', the scheme offers Southwark Council's qualifying tenants the opportunity to buy a share in their home at a discounted price. As with most shared ownership schemes a rental amount is paid on the remaining share.

Recent legislative changes made by the government mean that some of the terms of the scheme will be changing. We will update this webpage with more information soon.

For more information on the scheme please contact the Home Ownership Unit's Social HomeBuy team on 020 7525 7431, or by emailing


Bookmark this page

Share this page

Home ownership

Tel: 020 7525 1400



Contact us

Southwark Council
PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

Useful contacts...

Follow us What is this?

  • RSS feed
  • youTube channel
  • twitter account
  • facebook fan
  • flickr photostream
rating button