Mayor of London warns of ‘catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit impact on housing

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The Mayor of London, London Councils and the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations have written an open letter to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government warning of the “catastrophic” effects that a no-deal Brexit could have on affordable housing delivery.

The letter, which is signed by Sadiq Khan, leader of Barking and Dagenham council Darren Rodwell and the chair of G15 Paul Hackett, said that the uncertainty surrounding Brexit is already having an impact on the housing sector and insisted that the government act now by providing an emergency grant of £5.2bn to prevent the worst impacts of a no-deal Brexit.

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