The Mayor’s draft London Housing Strategy, is
currently out for consultation until 17 February 2014.
This briefing looks at the proposals and considers whether they will achieve
their prime objective of increasing housing supply to 42,000 new homes per annum
across all tenures, including a major expansion of new private rented homes.
It also identifies whether the circumstances and proposals are specific to
the capital and which could have wider application in England.
This briefing will be of interest to cabinet portfolio members and officers
with responsibility for housing and planning, both in London and other local