Town Hall wants to know about housing—so it’s asking the public
A SURVEY is under way to find out what the latest housing needs are in London’s overcrowded East End. Town Hall bosses are holding face-to-face interviews with 1,700 households to update their data on family accommodation needs
A SURVEY is under way to find out what the latest housing needs are in London’s overcrowded East End.
Town Hall bosses are holding face-to-face interviews with 1,700 households to update their data on family accommodation needs.
“We have a pretty clear idea of priorities from what people tell us at our advice surgeries and local housing offices,” said Tower Hamlets cabinet member for housing Marc Francis.
“But this survey will give us a more in-depth understanding of what is most important to people.
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“That is essential if we are to know where our resources have the most impact.”
He added: “Our focus is on tackling overcrowding and providing new, affordable homes.”
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The interviews running until May 7 cover issues such as present needs, future housing requirements, the size and type of homes needed for exiting and new families.
The study is being carried out by independent researchers hired by the local authority.