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Tom Copley is a Labour member of the London Assembly
And it won't change while we have a Conservative in City Hall.
The private rented sector needs more and better regulation - soon.
The threat to social housing is still very real, and it hasn't gone away, warns Tom Copley.
Social housing used not to be the preserve of the few. That's a ideal worth harking back to, says Tom Copley.
Far from fixing the underlying problem, the Conservatives' mucking around with demand-side issues will only make things worse.
A fair deal for London's renters should be the first priority for London's next Mayor. For my money, Sadiq Khan is the man with the plan.
Why it's time to stop the light-touch approach to private rented sector regulation.
On the day London tenants have earned enough to pay off their annual rental payments, it's time to talk about tenancy reform and building more homes.
London property is seen as a safe place for overseas investors to park their money. But with a lack of affordable housing in the capital while these properties sit empty, something has to change.