Sadiq Khan’s rent control plan “may make supply worse”
Dr Kristian Niemietz quoted by the Daily Express
Prof Len Shackleton writes for 1828
Prof Syed Kamall writes for City AM
As Sadiq Khan, Labour Mayor of London, reiterates plans to introduce rent controls to the capital, the IEA’s Academic and Research Director Syed Kamall writes for City A.M..
Syed argues that while “imposing rent controls may make the mayor feel better, and arguably improve life for some renters in the short term, it doesn’t solve the lack of supply. In fact, it may make it worse.”
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