Application to succeed a tenancy

Please complete this form if you wish to succeed to a tenancy.

By providing this information you give consent for Lewisham Homes to use this information to process your request which will be done in accordance with the guidance on the Lewisham Homes website.

Statement of intention to succeed a tenancy under the Housing Act 1985 (Section 87)

  • Name * REQUIRED
  • Address * REQUIRED
  • I hereby notify Lewisham Homes of the London Borough of Lewisham of my intention to succeed to the tenancy of the above address following the death of the tenant.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Successor details

  • I lived at the property with the tenant: * REQUIRED
  • I understand I will need to provide a death certificate and will be required to prove my identity and residence at the above address for the required period.

    I undertake to be bound by Lewisham Homes’ existing terms and conditions of tenancy as they relate to the above property and the estate (if applicable).

  • Please list any additional occupants

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Proof

  • In order for us to process your application you are required to provide the following evidence: Death Certificate Proof of relationship Proof of ID such as: Passport, full/provisional UK driving licence with photo National Identity Card UK birth certificate (only where none of the above are available) plus two passport photos

    If you are the spouse or civil partner of the deceased tenant you are required to provide evidence that you resided at the property with the tenant at the time of their death.

    If you are a qualifying member of family you are required to provide evidence that you resided at the property with the tenant for a period of 12 months prior to their death. Five separate documents need to be provided. (Five bank statements would be classed as one item)

    Please uploaded your evidence in the form of clear images or PDF documents of your proof

  • Privacy * REQUIRED