Private Rented Sector (3)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-02-25
Session date: 
February 25, 2013
Reference: 
2013/0498
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

During December's Mayor's Question Time you praised the German model of the private rented sector. Which aspects of the German model of strong tenant rights and strict controls over rent rises did you particularly have in mind?

Answer

Answer for Private Rented Sector (3)

Answer for Private Rented Sector (3)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

It is widely acknowledged that many Germans view private renting as a positive and stable choice of tenure, something that I would like to see more of in London. I was not commenting on the specifics of the German system.