Private Rental Family Size Accommodation

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-03-22
Session date: 
March 22, 2017
Reference: 
2017/1787
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

According to the English Housing Survey, the proportion of households in the private rented sector has increased asa proportion of PRS households by 6% over the last decade. Simultaneously the proportion of families with children in the social rented sector has fallen by 11%. How can the Mayor work to secure increased delivery of family-size affordable housing given this has been an established aim throughout the past decade?

Answer

Answer for Private Rental Family Size Accommodation

Answer for Private Rental Family Size Accommodation

Answered By: 
The Mayor

My London Plan will support the delivery of family sized affordable housing, and my draft affordable housing and viability SPG sets out that affordable housing percentages should be calculated on a habitable room basis to avoid providing an incentive for units with fewer bedrooms.