The long-awaited housing white paper will be published tomorrow, with government promising a “radical” shift in policy. What can the industry expect?
Build to rent
What we know so far
- Measures to encourage institutional investment.
- Longer, more secure tenancies.
- A reversal of the 3% stamp duty surcharge for buy-to-let landlords announced in March 2016.
- Starter homes exemption for built to rent schemes.
- National recognition of build-to-rent as a tenure to be included in local plans.