Local Authority Housing Allocation Policies Resources Page

This page covers allocations policies

If you want to know what allocations are see the page on Shelter's site. 

Here are links to the allocation policies of the London Boroughs and councils around London. If you spot any I have missed or any mistakes please let me know.

Allocation Scheme Policy Documents

CouncilDate / IssueOtherNotes
Barking and Dagenham December 2019Apply For Social Housing
BedfordApril 2021Bedford Social Housing Page
BirminghamNovember 2018Housing Allocation Scheme
BrentMarch 2022Apply for Council and Social Housing
Bromley2017Housing Allocation Scheme
Camden2018Apply for Council Housing
CroydonVersion 8 October 2019Croydon Housing Allocations Scheme
EalingOctober 2013Applying For A Council Home
EnfieldJuly 2021Renting a council or housing association home
Hackney1 October 2021How We Prioritise Applications
Hammersmith & FulhamJanuary 2021The Housing Register
Haringey2021Guidance on Allocation Policy
Harrow2021Social Housing In Harrow
Havering2021Housing Downloads
Hounslow3 April 2018Housing Allocations Policy Summary
Islington2021How We Allocation Social Housing
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea2017Housing Reports, Policies and Publications
Kingston2017Jon The Housing Register
Lambeth 2013Housing Policies and Strategies
LewishamOctober 2022Applying For Social Housing Page
MertonAugust 2012Apply for Social Housing
NewhamFebruary 2022Apply for Council Housing
Redbridge2017Housing Allocation
RichmondUndatedApply For Social Housing
SouthwarkNovember 2013Housing Allocations SchemeThe November 2013 edition may be out of date. It was under review in 2021
Tower Hamlets 25 November 2020Tower Hamlets Allocation Scheme
Waltham Forest February 2021Council Housing
WandsworthApproved September 2016
Effective February 2017
Housing Policies and Strategies Documents
WestminsterMarch 2020Housing Policy and Strategy