Mayor Sadiq Khan to look at imposing rent controls in London

Sadiq Khan has recently suggested the idea of implementing rent control in London in order to combat overinflated rents. Khan has long advocated for fair housing in London, his 2016 mayoral election manifesto was particularly focused on the capital’s housing crisis. The mayor’s proposal includes putting an end to section 21 “no fault” evictions, a concept led by the campaign group Generation Rent. The “London Model” has Khan has labelled it is due to be published in spring 2019.

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