22 November 2019
As the battle of political policies continues ahead of next month’s General Election, now Labour has unveiled a raft of initiatives about the private rental sector.
21 November 2019
The Liberal Democrats is the first of the major parties to release its party manifesto for the December 12 manifesto, and it promises substantial reform for the private rental sector.
15 November 2019
The appeal by Labour’s Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to be given powers to introduce rent controls have been dealt a critical blow, according to a trade body.
13 November 2019
A leading agent is the latest industry figure to speak out against rent controls, which continue to be advocated by Labour politicians in the run up to December’s General Election.
08 November 2019
London’s Labour Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has returned to his campaign to win powers which would allow him to impose rent controls.
04 November 2019
A collective of activist renter groups has set out a manifesto of what it wants from the winner of next month’s General Election.
29 October 2019
Rent controls similar to those demanded by Labour in London and other major cities in the UK do not work, and there are many international examples of their failure.
23 September 2019
The weekly economic and financial research magazine The Economist has made a scathing attack on rent controls.
17 September 2019
A Labour think tank considered on the right wing of the party says it wants rent controls that make a difference for tenants, but that aren’t so tough on landlords that they feel forced to sell-up.
24 January 2019
There’s been an angry reaction to the suggestion that London’s Labour mayor, Sadiq Khan, is seeking to introduce rent controls in the capital.