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Populo Living


Populo is Newham Council's wholly owned housing company. We are making Newham home for everyone. We are designing and building better homes and places.

Our environmentally friendly developments will become communities and strengthen existing ones. All Populo residents will enjoy excellent standards of design and attention to detail.

Together with Newham Council, we are focused on the need to deliver for Newham’s diverse residents. This long-term commitment means that our exceptional customer service and commitment to you, and Newham, is here to stay.

We’re growing fast – the Populo Living Group now has 795 homes with 75 more currently in construction. 251 of these homes are managed by Populo homes, our social housing provider; following our pledge to build affordable homes for Newham.


We do things better:
We are constantly learning and seeking to improve things. We believe that people in Newham should enjoy the best possible design, build and management standards. We innovate in order to create and deliver quality homes responsibly and sustainably. We look for ways to deliver the best quality we can while ensuring value for money.

We care:
‘Populo’ means ‘with the people’ – we put people first. We engage with our residents and each other because we know that Newham is its diverse people, and our success depends on both our team and our residents. We’re dedicated, passionate and believe that what we do matters.

We create community:
Newham should be home for everyone that wants to live here. We include, involve, and support existing communities and create strong new ones. We’re committed to providing an attractive and more sustainable built environment; we want local communities to thrive. We’re here for the long- term and are planning for the future.

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