The homes will transfer to the local authority, along with the tenants and leaseholders.
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To fund the project, the council is using a mix of interest-only and fixed borrowing.
'Where there is local support, changing the structure of local government can offer better value for money and improved services for residents.'
The housing secretary said the calls were just ‘a distraction tactic by the Labour Party’ and added ‘there really is nothing to see here’.
'We know that council homes have a significant impact on the city's carbon footprint and we take that responsibility seriously.'
'Local councils need the resources and levers to undertake place-shaping that promotes the well-being and resilience of communities.'
The council has enlisted several high-profile ambassadors to support the bid, including Lawrie McMenemy MBE, Shelina Permalloo and Craig David.
‘That this letter has been signed by mayors and council leaders from across the United Kingdom demonstrates the unique role that maritime plays.'
‘The government has set out its intention to implement wide ranging reforms and we must understand the impact these will have. '
Lambeth Resident Services aims to build on its current improved performance to become a high performing service that can both respond effectively to the ‘new normal’.