Houses in London

Publication from Tom Copley: More BnB? Short-term Lets in London's Housing Crisis

Date published: 
31 January 2018

There is no doubt that short-term lettings platforms are here to stay. Many Londoners use platforms like Airbnb when travelling abroad, and economic benefits exist in terms of tourism.

However, what was designed as a way for people to rent out a room or their home while they are on holiday, is being abused by some who have started to use it to turn their homes into hotels without planning permission.