Gardens are important for London as they provide drainage, habitat and keep the city cool.
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.
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One way of providing more homes in less space is to share certain types of space.