Renters reform bill could 'shrink' property market - FT Adviser

Stephen Small, Partner in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, property litigation team.
Stephen Small
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“In the long run the rise of the large corporate landlord at the expense of the buy to let market should help improve housing stock in the country, but the journey there might be painful.” 

Speaking with FT Adviser, partner Stephen Small discusses how the measures outlined in the Government's latest white paper could impact the buy-to-let property market. One of the likely consequences of the bill could be a substantial increase in section 21 evictions, as landlords rush to leave the market before section 21 evictions are effectively outlawed.

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Stephen is a partner in the property and housing litigation team. He acts for both landlords and tenants, advising on all aspects of commercial, residential and mixed use property related disputes. 

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