Yesterday the Prime Minister launched the revised National Planning Policy Framework, and in her...Read More
Finance and Taxation Reform
Landlords through different routes have made significant investments in property and are providing a resource to society. Our research explores finance and taxation reform issues and the impact on the private rented sector.
The past two decades have seen the rapid development and growth of the private rented sector in the UK. Between 2001/02 and 2011/12 the sector has doubled in size and now accounts for 20% of households in England (MCHLG, 2018). The Government are implementing major changes to the taxation of the private rented sector, including changes to mortgage interest relief. This report builds upon previous research into the experiences of landlords and their attitudes toward the future.Read More
As in England and Wales, the private rented sector in Ireland plays a fundamental role in the...Read More
“Changing MIR removed confidence from the market rather than the money. Most people probably didn’t quantify the impact, but it was a psychological impact.”Read More
Without supporting investment, removing tax disincentives (like MIR changes) and encouraging landlords to remain in the sector, there will be a squeeze on prices as supply tumbles. If the Government is truly committed to building more homes, the foundations for investment across all tenures must be put in place.Read More
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