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
  • 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
  • Housing maintenance - including repairs and major works; heat networks; communal repairs; gas and electrical safety and refurbishment of voids
  • 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
  • Housing allocations - oversight of the council’s Housing Solutions Service and the allocation of council homes, housing association, social rent and key worker homes to Southwark residents
  • 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: 05 February 2024


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