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Item 6 - The Housing White Paper (L21/17)

Summary    

The report provides detail on the government Housing white paper “Fixing Our Broken Housing Market” published on the 7th February 2017.  It highlights aspects of the white paper relevant to recent discussion on increased home building between London government and national government. The paper also gives a brief update on the ongoing work to develop options for a collaborative delivery vehicle to increase delivery capacity.   

Recommendations
    
Leaders’ Committee is asked to:

a.    Note the update on initial activity in responding to the government’s white paper and new policy direction
b.    Consider any guidance on the emerging priorities within London Councils’ response
c.    Note the update on the work to explore a collaborative housing delivery vehicle among boroughs, which will return to Leaders’ committee.