Buy-to-let mortgages are used to facilitate the purchase and remortgage of residential property in the UK, for the purposes of letting to a tenant in the private rented sector. We are committed to promoting a market that works for all participants, including lenders, tenants and landlords.
See below for detailed information on our policy work in this area.
Last updated: 30 August 2017
The latest position in relation mortgage performance but also an overview of the support that is available to mortgage borrowers who are experiencing payment difficulty. This includes support for mortgage interest and assisted voluntary sales.
Last updated: 10 March 2017
A summary of the key announcements given by the chancellor Philip Hammond during his 2017 spring Budget.
Last updated: 12 June 2017
Lending to landlords who are investing in the private rented sector is an escalating trend in the mortgage market. This page sets out some aspects in relation to this type of lending including how these mortgages are different to those for owner occupation.
Last updated: 18 November 2016
This is an overview of the changes required for buy to let lending because of the introduction of new regulations which apply to consumers who use buy to let mortgages. These changes will mean that more buy to let loans fall within the remit of the FCA from 21 March 2016.