A political red mist is descending over London and it’s getting thicker. Blackstock policy experts Andrew Teacher and Ayrton Dhillon discuss what the upcoming council elections could mean for the housing and property sector in the capital. Towing the balance between getting stuff homes, profit and ensuring developers do the right thing will never be perfect, but the current mayor has been far more pragmatic than many feared. But will economic and market volatility also impacting the market, there’s more to consider than how far left the next wave of council leaders sway.
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