Affordable Housing - compensation

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-09-19
Session date: 
September 19, 2012
Reference: 
2012/2352
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Further to the Government's proposal to relax planning laws in order to 'kick-start the economy', how will you ensure that London receives its fair share of any additional funding announced to compensate for the loss of affordable homes delivered through developers?

Answer

Answer for Affordable Housing - compensation

Answer for Affordable Housing - compensation

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I secured a generous settlement for London from national housing resources as part of the 2011-15 CSR, and will continue to make strongly the case to Government for London's share of any further resources as these are made available.