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Johnson presides over a city in the grip of a housing crisis

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, could be struggling to find landlords to provide his target of delivering 45,000 affordable homes in a 2015-18 housebuilding programme, according to reports in a trade magazine.

Affinity Sutton, a 57,000-home landlord, confirmed to housing industry weekly Inside Housing that they had bid to build fewer affordable homes in the period 2015-18 than they bid for in 2011-15.

A £1.25bn budget is available for landlords who want to build affordable homes…

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