Govt's renting reforms expected to improve BTL reputation

But Bulent Kandemir, managing director of Intra Private Finance and SWG Mortgages, said the renters’ reforms come after private landlords have been “hit very hard” in the past few years, such as with restrictions to income tax relief.

Kandemir added: “I would question whether these landlords have the appetite to keep doing this going forward, as the profitability of owning a property to let is arguably no longer there.”

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