Home owners flouting rules on short-term lets
Some 1,700 Airbnb hosts in rent pressure zones are failing to register properties with local councils
About 1,700 home owners in rent pressure zones are suspected of ignoring the regulations for renting their properties out on short-term letting sites like Airbnb.
Since last year, hosts on Airbnb have been required to register their property with their local council if they are in a rent pressure zone. They can only rent out an entire property for a maximum of 90 days without requiring planning permission.
But the rules have been widely flouted, with just...
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