Become a Property Guardian

Being a Property Guardian

So you like the idea of property guardianship? Great! There are a few requirements that you need to meet in order to become a caretaker with LOWE.

Finding individuals who take pride in where they live is our priority. Therefore, we extensively vet, interview and meet face-to-face with every prospective licensee prior to being accepted into a property, to ensure that only the most socially responsible and reliable individuals occupy our spaces, and are trusted to take good care of the buildings they live in.

In return, living with LOWE provides key workers, working professionals and creatives with an affordable place to live in the heart of London and other parts of the UK. Our licensees are given the opportunity to live in their areas of work without having to commute. All we ask is that you are a responsible person and take good care of the premises whilst you live there. A win-win situation for all!

Become a Property Guardian

The Requirements of Property Guardianship with LOWE


Guardians must be over the age of 21


All our Guardians must be in full time employment. We do not accept students and we will request a reference from your employer.


Minimum £15k annual income (guarantors not permitted and no dependents/family members living together).


Agreement to all LOWE terms and values (e.g. community values, fire safety, no pets, no smoking or illegal substances, 28 day notice period)


We meet and interview every guardian we take on. We only accept the most reliable, socially responsible individuals that are trusted to take good care of the buildings they live in. Confirmation of involvement with any charity or not for profit organisations, adding value to the community, will be an advantage.

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You will also be required to provide these referencing documents:

  • A scanned passport copy
  • 3 months of bank statements (those consistently in their overdraft will not be accepted)
  • An employer reference or proof of self-employment
  • A landlord reference
  • DBS check
  • Job description and latest CV (freelancers will be interviewed to ensure they are in full-time employment)

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Building Communities

At LOWE, securing an affordable and desirable place to live is our top priority for our guardians; we also encourage building a sense of community and responsibility between our guardians and the local community. We look for guardians who have commitment to maintaining the properties and valuing the neighbourhoods we cherish. Join us in not only finding a place to call home but also in building a sense of belonging within the LOWE guardian community.

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Need More Information?

If you are interested in being a property guardian, then we would love to hear from you.

Please feel free to contact our team on +44 (0) 207 856 0171 or email us

Alternatively, take a look at our FAQ’s on the link below which can answer some of your questions!

Frequently Asked Questions