50% Affordable Housing Targets (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-06-22
Session date: 
June 22, 2016
Reference: 
2016/2360
Question By: 
Tony Devenish
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you share the Deputy Mayor for Housing's desire for your 50% affordable housing targets to become embedded in land values?

Answer

Answer for 50% Affordable Housing Targets (1)

Answer for 50% Affordable Housing Targets (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

When asked by the Housing Committee on June 7th about our long-term strategic affordable housing target of 50%, the Deputy Mayor for Housing said " if you have clearer planning rules upfront, them some of the affordable housing requirements get embedded in land values". I agree entirely