Tax clampdown on letting second homes confirmed by government

14 Jan 2022 Owners of second homes who abuse a tax loophole by claiming their often-empty properties are holiday lets will be forced to pay under new measures announced by the government today. The Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities says the changes...

Shock as 500,000 rental homes lost to Airbnb and others

31 Jan 2020 Nearly half a million properties could be removed from the long-term lettings market as disenchanted landlords move to short-lets. A survey by the Association of Residential Letting Agents, in partnership with research consultancy Capital Economics, has...

Airbnb host fined £100,000 for letting council flat

30 Jul 2019 An Airbnb host who rented out his central London council flat to tourists has been fined £100,000 and evicted. Council tenant Toby Harman, 37, created the fake identity “Lara” on Airbnb to rent out his studio apartment. The flat, in Victoria,...

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