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Ballymore Properties will work alongside Oxley to develop a major scheme in the Royal Docks.
COMMENTBy Peter Golds
Over the past three years the Government has provided Tower Hamlets Council with £77million of taxpayer's money for housing, £25million of this is in the current financial year.
Successive governments have accepted that regeneration and new building is essential to ensure continuous improvement in our borough.
COMMENTBy Jim Fitzpartick
It's safe to say that if the country is in the midst of a housing crisis, we're bearing the brunt of it.
In Tower Hamlets the average home now costs almost £400,000, that's £228,000 more than the national average and 13 times the average pay in the borough.
COMMENTBy John Biggs
This is a vital year for Tower Hamlets. Many of us think the current mayor is letting our community down. We could do so much better. The mayor of Tower Hamlets controls a £1billion annual budget but he's failing on the basics. Rubbish goes uncollected and crime has risen in our borough, despite decreasing in Newham and Hackney.
Affordable housing on the Isle of Dogs will be put under the spotlight as councillors decide whether to allow an amendment to tenure at Indescon Court.
Members of Tower Hamlets Council's Strategic Development Committee will meet tonight, (Thursday) to discuss a variation to a Section 106 agreement at phase two of the site, at 20 Millharbour.