Section: Housing Provision

City Hall to buy land for affordable homes in London

Posted 06.09.17
London Gov: Article link

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced his intention to earmark £250 million for City Hall to use for buying and preparing land for new and affordable housing, as he published his first draft Housing Strategy for London.

The money made from selling the land to homebuilders will be recycled to buy further land for new and affordable homes, unlocking opportunities across the capital.

Sadiq has also set out plans to bring together London's private tenants and landlords to develop plans for a new 'London Model' of renting, as he called on Government to help London's increasingly hard-pressed renters.


Quick Links

Updated 07.09.17

  • Northern Ireland Housing Executive: Substantial investment to be made in the Derry City and Strabane area to support the delivery of new homes
  • KeyFacts

    KeyFacts provides an easy way to keep up-to-date with issues affecting the UK's social and affordable housing sectors

    Selected news and views is reported in summary format, with links to source articles for further reading if required

    Watch out for Quick Links - to avoid too much content, we sometimes list headlines only with links to source articles

    Summary articles and Quick Links are posted to recognisable sub-sections for easy access - now and at a future date

    KeyFacts is an essential free resource for anyone with a busy daily schedule

    Enter your email address to receive our e-newsletters advising on updates to KeyFacts

    We will not share your email address with others or use it for any other purpose

    Reporting on September 2017

    Site Sections

    Bookmark and Share

    Archive Issues Reporting Periods