Homelessness Duty (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-03-20
Session date: 
March 20, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1018
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

You have requested that when boroughs discharge their homelessness duty into the private rented sector that they use accredited landlords and secure tenancies that are longer than the statutory requirements. Why will you not be monitoring this?

Answer

Answer for Homelessness Duty (1)

Answer for Homelessness Duty (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

While I encourage boroughs to use accredited landlords where possible when discharging their duty, it would be an overly onerous requirement on boroughs for them all to have to adopt such a monitoring system.