3,156 new council homes funded by the Greater London Authority (GLA) were started in 2020/21, a figure exceeded just once in 2019/20.
13,318 affordable homes were started in London in 2020/21, surpassing the target set at the start of the pandemic, City Hall said.
London housing association Peabody has agreed a deal to build over 1,550 homes at the former Ford stamping plant in Dagenham, East London.
The GLA will work with unions, emergency services and councils to create a list of key workers to be prioritised for new intermediate housing.
Catalyst plans to build 934 affordable homes on the London hospital site with 50 of the homes to be set aside for community-led housing.
London’s mayor Sadiq Khan has started searching for a development partner to deliver 220 homes on land at North Middlesex University Hospital.