Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan reveals new London Housing Panel

Sadiq Khan (pictured above) has unveiled the 15 organisations which will form the new independent London Housing Panel.

The panel is made up of organisations from across the voluntary and community sectors and will help shape the mayor of London’s housing policies for London.

Independent charity Trust for London — which aims to tackle inequality and poverty in the capital — helped to jointly establish the panel.

Raji Hunjan, CEO at anti-poverty charity Zacchaeus 2000 Trust, has been named chairman of the panel and will also join the mayor’s Homes for Londoners Board to ensure the panel’s views are represented.

“As chair, I am looking forward to using our collective knowledge and diversity of expertise to influence the mayor’s housing policies,” said Raji.

“All Londoners should benefit from more housing stability, despite their income or their circumstances.”

James Murray, deputy mayor for housing and residential development, added: “Over the last three years, our housing policies have benefited greatly from having involved tenants, campaigners and other Londoners in developing them.

“We look forward to continuing this approach through the new London Housing Panel and making sure our housing policies are always developed with the input of Londoners themselves.”

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