Six out of 10 Londoners say rent controls will have a positive impact on the capital’s ‘broken’ rental market.
A new YouGov survey conducted by rental marketplace TheHouseShop reveals what Londoners really think about that market and related ideas to fix it.
Facing mounting pressure from campaign groups like Shelter, the government has been exploring a number of new measures to improve the renting experience for tenants, both in the capital and on a national level.
From rent controls and landlord licensing to longer tenancies and the fees ban, a range of ideas have been put forward.
The youGov survey shows the most popular option to improve the renting experience for tenants was the introduction of mandatory landlord licensing.