Short Lets Sector APPG

First Registered: 08/05/2019 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To provide a forum for parliamentarians, short-let platforms, local authorities and other affected sectors to discuss issues arising from the growing short-lets market; and to advise on ways in which to optimise the positive contributions of this sector and avoid undesired impacts.

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Recent Documents related to Short Lets Sector

1. Short Lets Sector
08/05/2019 - APPGs

Found: To provide a forum for parliamentarians, short-let platforms, local authorities and other affected sectors

2. The growth in short-term lettings (England)
06/09/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number 8395, 6 September 2018 The growth in short-term lettings (England) By Hannah Cromarty Cassie

3. CORE: Counts and rents of first let social lets in London, 2016-17 and 2017-18
11/12/2020 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: CORE: Counts and rents of first let social lets in London, 2016-17 and 2017-18 Counts and

4. Social housing lettings in England, April to September 2020
31/03/2021 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: First lets of new properties decreased slightly . They compris ed 41% of new Affordable lets in the

5. Rent a room relief
06/07/2018 - HM Revenue & Customs
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Found: number of people living in the private rented sector, more than doubling from 10% of total households

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Short Lets Sector

1. Short and Holiday-Let Accommodation (Notification of Local Authorities)
13/12/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: intention to register accommodation for short or holiday lets; and for connected purposes.As with - Speech Link

2. Short-term Lettings
26/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: efforts of local authorities to ensure that short-term lets comply with the rules. I am pleased to hear - Speech Link
2: they have all the necessary permissions for short-term lets. Airbnb is not asking them to produce them - Speech Link
3: satisfy certain conditions. Those that join the Short Term Accommodation Association sign up to a code - Speech Link

3. Housing: No-fault Evictions
15/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: the thousands of tenants who live with insecure short-term tenancies and the fear of eviction on a daily - Speech Link
2: the Minister assure us that the impact of the short lets for holidays will also be taken into consideration - Speech Link
3: My Lords, I had not anticipated a dimension for short-term tenancies—unwisely, perhaps—but the whole range - Speech Link

4. Short-term Holiday Lets
24/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: counterparts in local authorities regularly and short-term letting is raised through those channels. I - Speech Link
2: concerns raised by different parties about short-term lets. My noble friend mentioned local authorities - Speech Link
3: regulation of the sector. As I said earlier, we do not have any plans to regulate the short-let market. Protection - Speech Link

5. Rogue Landlords
13/11/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: offences still operating in the private rented sector. While the additional money announced is very welcome - Speech Link
2: register of people occupying these properties on short lets? Most of them now are not declared by the landlord - Speech Link
3: question from my noble friend. I refer her to the Short Term Accommodation Association, which is doing very - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Short Lets Sector
1. Short Money
asked by: Lady Hermon
08/09/2017
... if she will amend the Resolution on Short Money to support independent members of Parliament who have sworn the oath; and if she will make a statement.

2. Questions for Short Debate
asked by: Lord Truscott
23/09/2020
...To ask the Leader of the House when Questions for Short Debate will be re-introduced as an item of business in the House.

3. Short Time Working: Coronavirus
asked by: Rachael Maskell
19/05/2020
... what financial support workers receive if their employer places them on short time working as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

4. Short Money
asked by: John Spellar
03/04/2017
... when he plans to publish the breakdown of staff salaries paid for from that Short money funding allocation.

5. Short Money
asked by: John Spellar
17/03/2017
... when he plans to publish the Short money funding allocation to Opposition political parties for the 2017-18 financial year.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Ms Karen Buck MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: buckk@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

James McGowan, 4G Shirland Mews, London W9 3DY. Tel: 020 8968 7999

Email: james.mcgowan@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Short Lets Sector APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Short Lets Sector APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Grender Portrait
Baroness Grender
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Paul Scully Portrait
Paul Scully
Co-Chair
Conservative - Sutton and Cheam
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Alex Chalk Portrait
Alex Chalk
Co-Chair
Conservative - Cheltenham
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019