New Era (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-01-21
Session date: 
January 21, 2015
Reference: 
2015/0136
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Given your support for the sale of the New Era estate to the Dolphin Square Foundation, in what circumstances will you support in London, and help negotiate for, the sale of privately rented accommodation to housing associations?

Answer

Answer for New Era (1)

Answer for New Era (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The New Era estate is a very unusual example of a privately rented estate in London where rents have not increased for what appears to be several decades. As such the residents were faced with a very difficult set of circumstances which merited my intervention.