The London Assembly has called on the capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan to act against a “perfect storm” of homelessness.
The London Plan will not be published until 2019, the deputy mayor of housing for the Greater London Authority has revealed.
Housing associations in London are poised to enter “strategic partnerships” with City Hall, as Sadiq Khan’s overhaul of affordable housing funding was hailed as a “defining moment in housing history”.
Sadiq Khan will fund social rent level homes in London with fixed grant rates of £60,000 per unit, in a major shake-up of affordable housing funding.
The government has announced £3.15bn of its Affordable Homes Programme will be given to London to deliver 90,000 homes.
The G320 group of small housing associations in London has appointed Clare Norton as its new chair.
A London council has commissioned independent research into the effects of Universal Credit on social housing tenants.
Peabody has been given permission to build nearly 1,500 new homes under the mammoth 20,000-home Thamesmead regeneration project.
A south London borough is seeking a build-to-rent development partner for a 250-home scheme which will use a new ‘living rent’ model.
In the febrile world of London housing politics, regeneration has become a dirty word. Labour mayor Sadiq Khan is now set to publish a ‘best practice guide’ on the topic. Pete Apps finds out more
Sadiq Khan has announced a new taskforce aimed at tackling the rise in rough sleeping in the English capital.
New planning rules setting a ‘tariff’ for affordable housing in London will be published before the end of the year, City Hall sources have confirmed.
Sadiq Khan is preparing to publish a “best practice guide” to outline basic standards for estate regeneration in the capital, his deputy has revealed.
City Hall has confirmed that the London Living Rent scheme will be used to enable people to buy a home.
Conversions of homes from social to affordable rent will end under Sadiq Khan’s new housing programme.
Sadiq Khan has confirmed City Hall is planning a tariff system for affordable housing, but has not confirmed the percentage.
Wates Living Space Maintenance has been awarded a £24m repairs contract by London-based housing association Network Homes.
Sadiq Khan is planning to alter his ‘London Living Rent’ product to enable medium-income earners to buy a home at the end of their tenancy, in a concession to the government’s homeownership drive.
Sadiq Khan has approved a 10,000-home masterplan for a regeneration scheme in east London.
The housing minister has called homelessness a “moral shame” on the UK but said it can’t be tackled solely by government intervention.
Sadiq Khan’s top housing team have signed up to a pledge to promote better speaker diversity at industry events.
The chair of the G15 and four council leaders will sit on the governance board of a new body set up by Sadiq Khan to oversee housebuilding in the capital.
Sadiq Khan has paved the way for a development with an affordable housing level of just 9.6%.
A London Fire Brigade investigation is underway after a blaze ripped through five floors of a council’s high-rise block on Friday.
Sadiq Khan is planning to require London house builders to ensure 35% of homes in all schemes are affordable.
A 600-home regeneration scheme has been granted permission by a development corporation set up by the previous mayor of London.
Social housing tenants contributed £15bn to the London economy last year, doing jobs “that keep the city running”, a report has found.
The mayor of an east London borough has been appointed to Sadiq Khan’s top team as lead for planning and regeneration.
Sadiq Khan’s deputy mayor for housing has attempted to reassure housing associations in the light of the Brexit vote.
Sadiq Khan has launched a review into the organisation in charge of a 24,000-home regeneration scheme in west London over fears it is not delivering enough affordable housing.
The mayor of London has committed to a review of Housing Zones in the capital with an aim of increasing the affordable housing delivered.
Sadiq Khan is willing to support Starter Homes in London in order to gain concessions on his investment programme and Right to Buy replacements.
An Islington councillor has been officially confirmed as Sadiq Khan’s new housing tsar.
A housing association has withdrawn an application to build 500 homes in south London after a row with a nightclub operator.
Sadiq Khan has slammed Boris Johnson’s record on development, claiming affordable housing delivery is at a “near standstill” in the capital.
The leader of the Conservative Group at City Hall is to chair the London Assembly’s housing committee.
Sadiq Khan’s housing campaign pledges are ‘credit negative’ for housing associations, a major credit rating agency has warned.
Housing association chief executives believe Sadiq Khan’s 50% target for ‘genuinely affordable housing’ is achievable, despite scepticism from commercial builders.
Sadiq Khan has promised a “decent and affordable home” for every Londoner, after winning the mayoral election.
A council housing officer was jailed for five years today after a “sophisticated” fraud which saw her process 23 bogus homelessness applications.