Report Btl Scum Regrouping And On The Offensive. -- Merged in House prices and the economy Posted July 14, 2018 1 hour ago, stop_the_craziness said: Have our friends at Axe The Tennant Tax finally found a friend at the Daily Mail? Rents to surge by 15% over next five years after tax squeeze on landlords slashes the number of properties coming on the market http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5948827/Rents-surge-15-five-years-tax-squeeze-landlords.html So they're going to see an annual increase of less than 3% for five years. That doesn't seem too bad in the grand scheme of things. I have certainly heard of people having to pay far bigger increases than that.