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Housing Committee

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

Recent work

•    Researched how to encourage biodiversity in new housing developments

•    Looked at the current challenges facing supported housing in London

•    Examined how to better support the building of new affordable homes for rent in London 

•    Investigated how to stabilise the private rental sector to give tenants more security

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.

The Committee is also investigating hidden homelessness in London and asking what more the Mayor can do to tackle it.

The Committee is finally investigating the role of property guardianship in London’s housing market and the experiences of property guardians.

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


Committee members

Contact the Housing Committee

If you have a media enquiry about the Housing Committee, please contact:

External Relations Officer

Sonia Labboun

[email protected]

020 7983 5769

If you have a general query about this Committee and its work please contact:

Scrutiny Manager - Lorraine Ford, [email protected], 020 7983 4394

Committee Officer - Clare Bryant, [email protected], 020 7983 4616

If you have a query about the Mayor of London's housing work, please contact 020 7983 4000.