Landlords could be among those who benefit from a rumoured extension to the stamp duty holiday until the end of June.
Private rents in London have fallen by as much as 20% in some parts of the capital, fuelled by fall in international student numbers, short lets flooding the market and an exodus of tenants to the suburbs.
The housing market has seemingly shrugged off coronavirus woes and bounced back to new heights with the average cost of a house in the UK increasing by a little over £3,000 in August.
London rents slid by 3% during the first half of 2020, driven by lockdown and a changing UK rental market.
Renters ‘more vulnerable’ to economic shocks as landlords told to brace themselves for long term uncertainty
Renters are in a more vulnerable financial position than homeowners and are more likely to suffer during an economic crisis, new research has found.