The GLA has turned its attention to the issue of the skyrocketing rents within the privately rented sector in London.

They are investigating potential rent stabilisation measures and models to see if these would be effective within London. They are also exploring the potential positive and negative  impacts such measures could bring. 

This is an interesting prospect and rent controls are not a new idea, although always a contentious one , within the world of urban planning. 

If you are interested in having your say on the issue the GLA are canvasing for contributions