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.
24 April 2018
Tories told: adopt some Labour rental policies or risk losing election
27 March 2018
Call for rent controls to help ‘ignored’ older tenants
15 September 2017
Housing minister rules out rent controls for rest of this parliament
04 November 2015
The House of Lords has launched an “urgent” investigation into the housing market and wants views.
03 November 2015
Labour MP David Lammy and Kevin Hollinrake, the founder of Hunters – and now a Conservative MP – have clashed online over the issue of rent controls.
22 October 2015
A Bill now making its way through the Welsh Assembly may “radically alter the way tenancy contracts are written” – but does at least retain the right of letting agents to charge fees to tenants.
20 October 2015
A new report into rent controls found that a number of landlords would sell all or some of their properties immediately.
08 October 2015
Rents in the private sector have been falling in real terms – and private landlords are fiercely opposed to any form of rent controls, according to a new study.