Merton Council

Home Home Merton Adult Education Home Home Jobs in children's social care Home Merton Means Business Home Wandle Valley Low Carbon Zone Home Safeguarding Children Board
How do I contact my councillor?

Decision details

Capital Letters

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Report requesting Cabinet to agree that Merton becomes a member of Capital Letters, a pan-London private sector housing procurement service (supported by MHCLG) which should increase the supply of homes available to the council so as to discharge its statutory housing duties




(a) That Cabinet approved the decision to become a member of Capital Letters (London) Ltd.

(b) That Cabinet noted that the main reason for joining Capital Letters is to increase housing supply for vulnerable homeless households, given the acute

shortage of social housing nominations.

Report author: Steve Langley

Publication date: 24/06/2021

Date of decision: 22/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/06/2021

Accompanying Documents: