ARLA Propertymark’s Impact of Short-Term Lets report shows that around 10% of UK landlords are considering switching to short-term lets, which would reduce the number of properties for long-term tenants by 50,000.

Recommendations have been made for the government to consider a level regulatory and taxation playing field between short and long-term lets.

Figures suggest 4.5 million properties, the equivalent of 19% of the UK’s housing stock, have been used for short-term lets.

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