London's Housing Strategy

10 November 2014

This meeting took place on 11 November 2014. Read the transcript here.

The London Assembly Housing Committee will tomorrow examine progress on the delivery of the Mayor’s Housing strategy. The Committee will question Jamie Ratcliff, Assistant Director - Programme, Policy and Services, Greater London Authority and John East, Director - Community Infrastructure Resources and Commercial Development, London Borough of Newham. Questions will focus on the following issues:

Housing Zones;

diversity in house-building;

the London Rental Standard

licensing of landlords;

affordable housing;

community-led developments;

overcrowding and under-occupation; and

the housing elements of the Armed forces Covenant.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, 11 November 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 for Editors:

Full Agenda papers

Darren Johnson AM, Chair of the Housing Committee is available for interview. See contact details below.

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 Lisa Lam on 020 7983 4067. 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.