Second-home owners face Airbnb BAN as Michael Gove plans crackdown on holiday lettings to protect tenants living in tourist hotspots
- Second home owners could be banned from letting them out on hotel websites
- Michael Gove is drawing up proposal in the Levelling-Up and Regeneration Bill
- It would give powers to regional mayors to restrict short-term lets in hotspots
- Cornwall has just one per cent of UK population but 17 per cent of second homes
Second home owners could be barred from renting them out on hotel websites such as Airbnb, it has been revealed.
The move is being considered as part of a crackdown on short-term lets driving up house prices to unaffordable levels in areas popular with tourists.
Levelling-up Secretary Michael Gove is devising the plans,…