Fair Rents Guide

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-07-04
Session date: 
July 4, 2012
Reference: 
2012/2160
Question By: 
Nicky Gavron
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Your 2008 manifesto pledged to 'protect private tenants from unscrupulous landlords by publishing an online 'Fair Rents Guide''. How has the online rents guide (now called the London Rents Map) protected tenants from 'unscrupulous' landlords?

Answer

Answer for Fair Rents Guide

Answer for Fair Rents Guide

Answered By: 
The Mayor

By making robust data on private rents in different parts of London available for the first time, the London Rents Map has significantly improved the transparency of the private rented sector and enabled tenants to make more informed choices.