London, like many other cities, faces tough challenges in meeting the housing needs of its population. Everyone should have access to a suitable place to live, supply should meet demand.
Social renters should be protected from unaffordable rents, private renters should get a fair deal and high standards. There should be new genuinely affordable housing, so that ordinary people have the choice to buy a home. No one should sleep on the street – we must ensure we help those that don’t have a home at all.
This is the place to talk London’s housing needs and debate the issues that matter to you. Join in with or start a discussion below.
The Mayor has proposed that the Prime Minister appoint a Commissioner for Social Housing Residents.
How big a problem do you think rough sleeping is in London? Has it been getting better or worse?
What do you think the main problems are with living in a private rental property?
Affordability of housing is a major issue in London. Why do you think this is? Who does it affect?
Suggestion to ensure that all new homes worth up to £350,000 are available to Londoners first, ahead of overseas buyers.
Where should new homes be built to maximise the benefits for Londoners?