Alarm bells over the health of Britain's private rented sector have been raised for the second time in two weeks, leading some to worry that a rental crsis is on the horizon.
Many landlords will have seen their profits slashed over the past three years as biting tax changes have taken their toll. Two pieces of legislation, one proposed and one incoming, are likely to have a further impact on landlords in the coming years..
Landlords have issued a stark warning over the health of Britain's private rented sector as more and more property investors look set to sell up in the face of falling profits.
The findings follow a wide-ranging study of almost 2,500 landlords by the Residential Landlords Association study released last week, which found that a quarter of private landlords are looking to sell at least one property over the next year.