Short Change: The popularity of Short Term Lets via the 'platform economy' has had a series of impacts on towns and cities. It could be time for coherent regulation.

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Abstract

Reviews growth of AirBnB and similar letting platforms and the impacts deemed to set them apart from 'regular' dwellings. Reviews recent planning appeal decisions that refuse planning permission basedon loss of amenity, loss opf housing stock and other material planning considerations. Outlines possible regulatory approaches.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-29
Number of pages4
JournalThe Planner - Journal of the Royal Town Planning Institute
VolumeApril 2020
Publication statusPublished - 20 Mar 2020

Keywords

  • Planning
  • tourism impact
  • Housing
  • platform technology

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