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"London's housing is in crisis - and unless the new Mayor acts quickly, things will only get worse. Finding and keeping a home is a top concern for Londoners. We've been campaigning to make sure it becomes a top priority for the Mayor too.
"At the end of April we had a major win: Boris Johnson pledged to create Homes for London. Now he’s been re-elected Mayor, we want to make sure he keeps his promise.
"This is the perfect time to set up HfL, because the way housing is managed in London has changed:
- Boris Johnson is now responsible for Government spending on this area.
- He has control of land and other assets that could be used to build homes.
- He can also have a big impact on improving the private rented sector.
"We want to work with him to set up Homes for London to make sure he makes the most of these new housing powers.
"Homes for London is a campaign brought to you by Shelter." [Partners include the British Property Federation.]
London Assembly member Nicky Gavron questions the Mayor...