The Mayor of London believes the private rented sector needs fundamental reform to make it more stable, secure and affordable for the two million Londoners who rely on it for their home.
Despite having no formal powers over the sector, the Mayor is committed to improving the lives of London’s private renters. He is calling on the Government to change tenancy laws to make it harder for landlords to evict tenants without good reason, and for asking powers to bring rents down.
The Mayor is currently calling on the Government to properly protect private renters from eviction during and after the Covid-19 crisis by implementing three key policies. Find out more.