Briefing: Holiday Lets and Second Homes: the impacts

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
August 2, 2018
Hannah Muirhead, LGiU (with additional content from Isla Whateley and Janet Sillett)
Issues Covered
  • reforms
  • statistics
  • taxing and regulation
  • trends
Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning, Rural issues, Sustainability and Environmental issues
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There are parts of the UK where there are growing numbers of second homes, holiday homes and increasingly Airbnbs. Both the benefits and costs are often disputed: we consider evidence about their impact on housing, public services and communities in this briefing.

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