Consultation responses

We respond to public consultations organised by the government, or a parliamentary committee, to make our members' views clear on proposed legislation or the effects of existing policy.

Contact our policy team if you have any questions regarding these responses: [email protected]

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21 Apr 2022
Draft Rented Sector Strategy Consultation

Propertymark conducted a series of roundtable discussions that sought input and evidence to inform our response to the consultation, which proposes fundamental and far-reaching changes to the private rented sector (PRS) in Scotland.

12 Apr 2022
Short-term holiday lets non-domestic rates

Are proposed changes to the thresholds that short-term holiday let businesses must meet to be eligible for non-domestic rates (NDRs) sufficiently clear?

31 Mar 2022
Prevention of Homelessness Duties

The consultation sets out plans to end homelessness by taking earlier action and placing new legal duties on public bodies which will be brought through the forthcoming Housing Bill.

28 Mar 2022
Proposed introduction of local variation of LTT

As part of its approach to tackling perceived issues arising from second home ownership and short-term holiday lets, the Welsh Government has proposed to introduce local variations to the higher rate of Land Transaction Tax (LTT).

11 Mar 2022
Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Additional Dwelling Supplement

Propertymark's response to the call for evidence proposes changes to current additional dwelling supplement (ADS) relief for purchases of six or more dwellings.

04 Mar 2022
Northern Ireland Housing Supply Strategy

Propertymark urges the Northern Ireland Executive to review its assessment of housing need and demand to establish an accurate yet deliverable target, broken down by tenure.

25 Feb 2022
Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) Bill consultation

The Scottish Government’s Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) Bill proposes to make all eighteen grounds for possession discretionary on a permanent basis, as well as retain pre-action protocols relating to rent arrears.

21 Feb 2022
Planning legislation and policy for second homes and short-term holiday lets

As part of its 'three-pronged approach' the Welsh Government has consulted on a proposal to make amendments to planning policy and development management in Wales.

25 Jan 2022
Notice to Quit Consultation

While the Private Tenancies Bill continues its progression through the Northern Ireland Assembly, the Department for Communities has sought views on the appropriate length of Notice to Quit periods for tenancies in Northern Ireland.

14 Jan 2022
Local Government and Housing Committee inquiry into second homes

The Welsh Government have embarked on a three-pronged approach to tackle what many are calling a ‘second homes crisis’ in some areas across Wales.

21 Dec 2021
Scottish building regulations proposed changes to energy standards consultation

The Scottish Government sought views on their proposals to include the introduction of an energy target for new buildings, in addition to the current emissions target, as well as an uplift to the 2015 standard of energy efficiency for new buildings – both domestic and non-domestic.

22 Nov 2021
Economic and International Affairs Scrutiny Panel Review of regulation of estate agents in Jersey

Jersey’s Economic and International Affairs Scrutiny Panel's are conducting an in-depth review examining the scope for regulation of estate agents in Jersey and they have reached out to Propertymark asking for our specific contributions.

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