Three-year tenancies to pile pressure on buy-to-let landlords

 · Experts predict that the buy-to-let market is likely to focus on remortgages in 2018. According to UK Finance, buy-to-let lending for purchases has not increased for the last 18 months, and there is pressure on lenders to do more to encourage landlords to expand their portfolios.

There’s strong speculation that three-year tenancies could be introduced within the next few days and some landlords are worried. Not me. A report in The Sun claimed that the government could be set to announce a decision this week, despite the consultation on longer tenancies continuing until August 26 th .

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landlords will tell you that tenants are trustworthy and decent, but dealing with just one problem tenant can be an ordeal. Some 29% of buy-to-let landlords have had tenants with financial or other problems and 21% have had tenants in rental arrears 11 .

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New three-year tenancy policy supports landlords as well as tenants. They are used by private landlords and housing associations on tenancies that started on or after 15 January 1989, where the property is a tenant’s main residence and not occupied by the landlord. Most ASTs are a maximum of 12 months, and landlords are able to increase rents.

Housing minister james brokenshire has finally announced the government’s planned policy to offer buy to let tenants a mandatory three-year tenancy. Speaking to an audience at think-tank The Policy Exchange, released some scant details of the move that was outlined in the last Budget by Chancellor Phillip Hammond.

The timing of the report therefore is rather auspicious given that the Government’s consultation on introducing minimum three-year tenancies in the private rented sector closed at the weekend, and landlords now await a decision with some apprehension.

Three-Year Mandatory Tenancies Could Turn Landlords to Holiday Lets. With all the current turmoil in the private rented sector (PRS), and with inspiration from the UK’s current heat-wave, it could become likely that landlords will move their focus to holiday let investments, instead.