Written Answers — HM Treasury: Rented Housing (6 Mar 2017)

David Gauke: The government estimates that only 1 in 5 landlords will pay more tax as a result of this measure. Given this, the government does not expect it to have a large impact on either rental costs or the supply of rental housing. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) also expect the impact on the housing market will be small and did not adjust their forecast for house prices. Basic rate...