Empty Homes

MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Please outline (a) the total allocated budget for the Empty Homes programme for 2014/15, (b) the amount spent to date and (c) the current forecasted spend for the financial year. How many empty homes have (d) been brought back into use through this programme so far this year and (e) are forecast to be brought back into use over the course of financial year?


Answer for Empty Homes

Answer for Empty Homes

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Regarding questions (a), (b) and (c) there are no specific budgets for Empty Homes, it is now incorporated within the Mayor's Housing Covenant budget line.

Regarding question (d) up until the end of September in 2014/15 GLA funding has so far helped bring 171 homes back into use as affordable housing. Regarding (e) the GLA does not publish forecasts for individual programmes.