Additional housing powers

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-11-20
Session date: 
November 20, 2013
Reference: 
2013/4129
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Are you seeking devolution of powers over the private rented sector?

Answer

Answer for Additional housing powers

Answer for Additional housing powers

Answered By: 
The Mayor

No. Local authorities are best placed to enforce standards in the private rented sector and so it is right that at present the majority of powers to do so rest with them.