aerial view of housing

Housing Committee

The Housing Committee scrutinises the Mayor’s role and record in delivering the private, social and affordable homes London needs.

Recent work

  • Investigated how to stabilise the private rental sector to give tenants more security
  • Explored how to improve student accommodation in the capital
  • Looked at how communities, housing associations, councils and developers could work together to make a success of estate regeneration
  • ​Examined the role of overseas home buyers in the capital’s housing market.
Current Investigations

The Committee is currently investigating what more the Mayor could do to ensure that Londoners get the best housing deal from TfL land.  It will also consider the key issues in developing the kinds of sites TfL has available.

Leonie Cooper AM will also be undertaking a rapporteurship into Encouraging Biodiversity in New Housing Developments on behalf of the Housing Committee examining how to encourage a more strategic and longer-term approach to green infrastructure delivery and investment in London developments. 


Committee meetings

Browse meetings and agendas for this committee and to check out further information relating to the committee, including terms of reference.

Latest publications

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Committee members