Syed Kamall shows how London would fail under Sadiq Khan’s rent control

4 March 2020

Syed Kamall shows that rent controls are not the solution to London’s housing crisis. In Sweden, this policy saw the development of a strong black market, corruption, and a rise in the subletting market.

Read the full article on City AM.

Emma Revell writes for CityAM on Sweden’s disastrous rent controls and their lessons for London

24 January 2020

Emma Revell uses EPICENTER publication to show that rent controls have failed in Sweden. London would be mistaken to take up a policy that has repeatedly failed all over Europe.

Read the City AM article here.

Emily Carver writes on lessons drawn from the irresponsible rent controls in Sweden

22 January 2020

Sadiq Khan’s proposals to introduce rent controls are unfounded. Emily Carver shows through the example of Sweden that this policy creates a gameable system with a huge black market.

Read the full article on Free Market Conservatives.

Sadiq Khan’s rent control proposals in CapX

22 January 2020

The example of Sweden shows that rent controls do not work. In Stockholm 670,000 people are currently waiting for housing out of a population of just 970,000. Sadiq Khan would be wrong to adopt them in London.

Read the full article on CapX.


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