An Equitable Private Rented Sector for London

private rented flats in barking

London’s Build to Rent market is gathering steam. According to analysts Molior, 11,000 new PRS homes have been developed since 2009, 10,000 are under construction and another 22,000 are permitted to start. These new homes are a much-needed contribution to London’s housing. But with two million Londoners in the PRS, … Read more

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Private Landlord Licensing – A growing trend

2017 Policy & Practice Map with key

As part of our 3-year PRS programme, FoL has followed licensing policy and practice across London, tracking borough activities and progress. This post contains key observations; watch for our final report 12th December.

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London boroughs vital for Build to Rent

build to rent housing

With the gap between social housing and home ownership wider than ever, PRS offers a real alternative. This report gives an overview of the current wave PRS development in London, now at the highest level in four years.

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Effective Partnerships for a More Resilient London

Flooded London photo credit: Charles Hutchins (CC BY 2.0)

On 20 April, Future of London brought 18 senior representatives from local authorities, housing associations, consultancies, law and insurance to discuss partnership working to improve London’s resilience to climate change. This was the second roundtable in our major research project, Managing London’s Exposure to Climate Change. (A summary of the … Read more