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April 19, 2021

In October 2016, soon after being elected as Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan published A City for all Londoners – setting out his direction of travel for a draft new London Plan. The draft was published in December 2017.  Consultation followed, including a five-month long public examination chaired…

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April 17, 2021

Read our report on – housing need, targets and delivery in London in 2018/19 and delivery of social rented homes 2005–19 – to find out what’s been delivered in your borough. This report includes the most recently published data on additional…

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April 17, 2021

While 2020 was a very difficult year, with the Covid-19 pandemic, we were still very busy. Read about our work and achievements from January 2020 to January 2021.

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November 3, 2020

Alongside the government’s consultation on the Planning White Paper, the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee put out a call for evidence on the government’s proposed planning reforms. This is the evidence we submitted in response.

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October 28, 2020

The government is proposing an overhaul of the planning system, with some potentially very concerning implications for the delivery of social rented homes and the power of local communities to influence or challenge decision making about planning applications and planning policy. This is our response to the consultation.

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September 29, 2020

The government is proposing another overhaul of the planning system, with some potentially very concerning implications for social housing delivery and the power of local communities to influence decision making. 'Changes to the current planning system' is the first of two consultations on these proposals. This is our response to the…

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September 29, 2020

What are the government proposing in their new Planning White Paper? What does it mean for social housing and local communities? Will growth and renewal zones provide a carte blanche for estate demolition and building over green spaces on estates? Duncan Bowie, Honorary Senior Research Associate at University College London's…

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July 13, 2020

The Mayor of London has wide-ranging strategic powers over housing, regeneration and large-scale developments. This Guide sets out what those powers are and how they impact on us locally.

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May 11, 2020

Demolition or refurbishment? Which is best for residents? LTF representative, Pat Turnbull, is here featured in a video in 2015 by University College London (UCL)'s Engineering Exchange, highlighting the many challenges, iniquities and pressures faced by social housing residents facing demolition on their estates.

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February 5, 2020

The English Housing Survey headline report 2018/19 was published in January. We’ve pulled out some of the key statistics for social renters and compared the national picture to that in London, and the picture for tenants compared to homeowners. The London data is from the Greater London Authority’s Housing in…

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