Planning Update: Regulating Short-term Lets – New Rules and National Register To Be Introduced

March 2024
Region: Europe

After the consultation carried out last year, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities has recently announced reforms in the rules for short-term lets.

The aim of these provisions is intended to be twofold:

  • To provide councils with a better understanding of the extent to which short-term lets are provided in their area.
  • To address concerns that properties let out on this basis are limiting housing options for local residents. The nature of the demand for short-term lets is such that the majority of these properties are concentrated in a small number of council areas.

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