Call for tax breaks for landlords

For rent signs
For rent signs

Private landlords who provide lower-rent, longer-term tenancies for vulnerable young people and families should get tax breaks to help avert a looming "homelessness disaster", a think tank has said.


The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) predicted 1.5 million extra 18 to 30-year-olds will be priced out of buying their own homes within eight years, flooding the rental market.