Housing Infrastructure Fund - Forward Funding Bids

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-12-14
Session date: 
December 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/4935
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Did the GLA put in any expressions of interest for Forward Funding Bids under the Government's Housing Infrastructure Fund?  If so, please provide details.

Answer

Answer for Housing Infrastructure Fund - Forward Funding Bids

Answer for Housing Infrastructure Fund - Forward Funding Bids

Answered By: 
The Mayor

As the higher tier authority for London the GLA submitted an expression of interest for Forward Funding Housing Infrastructure funding on the 28th September.

This was compiled in consultation with the relevant host boroughs, TfL, London Councils and the relevant Deputy Mayors, a bid totalling £1.7bn was submitted which has the capacity to deliver 159K homes.