Land assets

Affordable homes at affordable rent – London’s big challenge

18 January 2016

This meeting took place on 19 January 2016. Read the transcript here.

The private rented sector in London is strong – but more homes designed for renting are needed.

How can we continue to build homes for rent that most Londoners can afford? 

The Housing Committee will tomorrow hear about innovative ideas from investors, developers and their partners.

  • Barbara Brownlee, Director of Housing and Regeneration, City of Westminster
  • Shamez Alibhai, Partner, Cheyne Capital
  • Jonathan Gooding, CEO, Dolphin Living
  • Paul Hardisty, CEO, QSH
  • Gareth Crawford, Head of Development- London and the South, Home Group
  • Simon Tanner, Y:Cube Development, YMCA London South West
  • Denise Brown, Chair, William Street Quarter Tenant and Resident Association

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, 19 January from 10:00am in Committee Room 5 at City Hall (The Queen’s Walk, London SE1).

Media and members of the public are invited to attend. The meeting can also be viewed via webcast.

Notes to editors

  1. Read the agenda and minutes from the last meeting
  2. Tom Copley AM, Chair of the Housing Committee, is available for interview.  See contact details below.
  3. As well as investigating issues that matter to Londoners, the London Assembly acts as a check and a balance on the Mayor.

For media enquiries, please contact Ash Singleton on 020 7983 5769.  For out of hours media enquiries, call 020 7983 4000 and ask for the London Assembly duty press officer.  Non-media enquiries should be directed to the Public Liaison Unit on 020 7983 4100.