Extending the Right to Buy in London (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-02-22
Session date: 
February 22, 2016
Reference: 
2016/0580
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What confidence can Londoners have in the government's commitment to provide a two-for-one replacement of the council homes sold in London and used to fund the extension of the Right to Buy to housing association tenants, particularly given the existing poor record on replacing social housing stock using Right to Buy receipts?

Answer

Answer for Extending the Right to Buy in London (1)

Answer for Extending the Right to Buy in London (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I am confident that the Bill will ensure government will provide sufficient resources to enable two-for-one affordable replacements of council homes sold in London.