Leader of the Council and Cabinet Members

Councillor Sarah King

Cabinet Member for Council Homes

Cllr King’s responsibilities include:

  • Management of the council’s homes – including council homes, sheltered and extra care homes, council owned temporary accommodation, high needs hostels and homes and sites for Gypsy, Roma, and traveller communities
  • Housing allocations – lettings policy and allocation policy. Allocation of council, social rent and key worker homes to Southwark residents, supporting them to find a home the right size for their needs
  • Residents' involvement and services - including services and advice for council tenants, leaseholders and freeholders and support for Tenants and Resident Associations and Tenant Management Organisations, including Getting Involved Grants
  • Housing maintenance - including repairs and major works; heat networks; communal repairs; gas and electrical safety and refurbishment of empty council homes
  • Fire safety - ensuring council homes meet fire safety standards and leading the council’s work on fire safety, cladding and remediation for private sector and housing association residential buildings
  • Tenants and residents' halls - including their maintenance, ongoing improvement and ensuring they are the best possible facilities for residents of our estates and broader community

Page last updated: 29 May 2024


Privacy settings