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Insure your possessions with us

If you're a council housing tenant, you can insure your belongings using our insurance scheme.

The cost will be added on to your weekly rent bill.

What does it cost?

Prices start at just 63p a week for over 60s and people in sheltered accommodation, and 88p for all other council tenants.

View the full list of costs

How do I apply?

Complete the application form and send it to:

Housing Income Team,
Royal Borough of Greenwich,
Fifth Floor, The Woolwich Centre,
35 Wellington Street,
London SE18 6HQ

Download the application form

What does the insurance scheme cover?

The items that will be insured include:

  • household goods and contents when they are in your home
  • theft of your keys
  • freezer contents.

The scheme covers you for loss or damage caused by:

  • fire
  • theft and vandalism
  • water damage
  • accidental damage.

You are also covered for other types of incident. Full details are given in the policy booklet you will receive when you take out an insurance policy.

Download the home contents insurance information pack