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Paris takes legal action after surge in holiday lets

Authorities in Paris are taking drastic measures to control holiday lets because of concerns about the impact on the residential property market.

Under French law, you can rent out your primary residence to holiday-makers for short periods.

However, City Hall in Paris believes that as many as two-thirds of properties being rented on very short lets are not primary residences.

Hugh Schofield reports.

  • 05 Jan 2015
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