Housing Standards Review

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/4468
Question By: 
Nicky Gavron
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What London Plan policies will need to be amended following the implementation of the Government's Housing Standards Review? Can you please describe these changes?

Answer

Answer for Housing Standards Review

Answer for Housing Standards Review

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The policies that are likely to be amended to align with the Government's Housing Standards Review include:

3.5 Quality and Design of Housing Development

3.8 Housing Choice

5.2 Minimising Carbon Dioxide Emissions

5.3 Sustainable Design and Construction

5.6 Decentralised Energy Development Proposals

5.7 Renewable Energy

5.9 Overheating

5.15 Water Use and Supplies

7.1 Lifetime Neighbourhoods

Details of the potential changes are still being prepared and will be subject to public consultation when the Government issues its Statement of Policy, which is likely to be early in 2015.