Published: 23rd Apr 2019

Photo by Graf Spee The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is investing £11m into creating temporary modular homes to help house the UK capital’s homeless families. The mayor will team up with London boroughs to manufacture the modular homes, which will be constructed off-site and placed temporarily on unused land. The investment will deliver up to 200 affordable homes that will be available for rent on sites across London. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said: ‘Government cuts mean that, too often, London councils are left with little choice other than to offer homeless families expensive housing a long way from their local area. ‘I’m pleased to support this new initiative that makes use of modular construction and temporarily vacant sites to help ease some of that pressure and make a real difference to the families involved.’ Currently there are over 54,000 homeless households living in … (To read the full article, subscribe below)