Rent control in Scotland another ‘abject failure’
Matthew Lesh quoted in The Express
“Rent control has been proven an abject failure every time in every place it has been tried. Scotland is no exception.
“It’s unsurprising that landlords are continuing to put up rents between tenancies, and in fact it is likely that landlords are kicking out tenants to do so.
“If Scotland goes further with rent controls by applying it to new tenants, the result will be a worsening of Scotland’s rental crisis, as properties are pulled off the market and fewer are built in future.”
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