At Lewisham Homes, we want to ensure that everyone in our borough has a safe and secure place to live. Sadly, more than 2,000 families in Lewisham are homeless and will spend this winter in temporary accommodation.
There is a housing crisis across England but it is particularly severe in London. That is why, as the London Borough of Lewisham’s housing provider, we’re determined to build the homes our residents need. The Council recently received funding worth £37.7 million from the Greater London Authority to start building 1,000 more council homes by 2022. We stand ready to play our part by building new homes of all sizes, providing people with decent, truly affordable housing at a social rent.
We believe successful communities have a place for everyone, and we want to give more families hope of finding a decent and secure place to live in the future. For the people in our film, and thousands more like them in Lewisham, there really is no place like home.