Unsafe standards on house boats

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-01-18
Session date: 
January 18, 2017
Reference: 
2017/0017
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Do you agree that more should be done to ensure that all house boats which are rented for accommodation on the Thames are fully compliant with the housing health and safety standards for rented homes?

Answer

Answer for Unsafe standards on house boats

Answer for Unsafe standards on house boats

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As set out in the response to MQ 2016 / 4097, the housing health and safety rating system does not apply to houseboats.