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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Workshop: Evaluating Property Licensing Schemes

Thamesmead housing

As part of our three-year research programme into the private rented sector, Engaging London’s PRS, Future of London is conducting research into property licensing schemes. As our April 2015 briefing paper found, while more than half of London boroughs are engaged in a discretionary property licensing scheme, with further consultations … Read more