Right to Buy extension

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3046
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you agree with Lord Kerslake, Chair of Peabody, who recently told the Assembly's Housing Committee that "Peabody was formed 153 years ago, of which only 40 have involved public subsidy… one of my basic challenges here is this is not the Government's asset to sell off"?

Answer

Answer for Right to Buy extension

Answer for Right to Buy extension

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I suspect the principle of extending Right to Buy to housing association tenants and the government will set out detailed proposal's shortly in the housing bill.