Affordable housing definitions

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-08-10
Session date: 
August 10, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3022
Question By: 
Siân Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How does your definition of affordable housing differ from the previous Mayor's definition? Could you confirm that you no longer allow planning permission for homes that use this previous definition?

Answer

Answer for Affordable housing definitions

Answer for Affordable housing definitions

Answered By: 
The Mayor

In contrast to the previous Mayor, I have defined 'London Affordable Rent' as being usually set around social rent levels. Planning applications are formally considered under policies in the London Plan, a new version of which I am developing.