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Find out about City of London's council housing, including advice, resident involvement and repairs.

Draft Housing Strategy Consultation 2014-2019

We would like to hear your views on the draft Housing Strategy (354KB) in the City and our estates in neighbouring areas.

Send your comments to

Consultation extended until Friday 11 April 2014

Download the Housing Business Plan Summary 2012-17 (396KB).

The City of London owns and manages 11 housing estates, two within the Square Mile, and the other nine across other London boroughs.

We have 2,761 properties in total, of which 1,889 are lived in by our tenants, and 872 which have been bought and are lived in by leaseholders and some freeholders.

Our housing estates are spread over seven London Boroughs:

  • City of London
  • Hackney
  • Islington
  • Lambeth
  • Lewisham
  • Southwark
  • Tower Hamlets

Applicants must register on the City of London Housing Register and bid through the City's online Choice Based Lettings scheme. For information on how to register, please visit our Housing advice section.

If you are an existing tenant of the City you may wish to register with, HomeSwapper which is for social tenants (in rented property) who want a house swap, flat swap or exchange their council house. This is also called mutual exchange. If you live in a council house or housing association property you can swap.

  • William Blake Estate
    William Blake