Oh but surely they have. It never ceases to astound me that when there isn't any news the press just invent their own. This is an interesting article, and I agree with many of its comments, but the headline is surely a bit misleading.
Yes there is a great deal of uncertainty about how landlords will react but don't underestimate the great British buy to let public!
Market glut as buy-to-let landlords quit A further quarter of buy-to-let landlords are considering selling some properties Toby Melville/Corbis Andrew Ellson Consumer Affairs Correspondent Last updated at 12:01AM, January 4 2016 Half a million properties will come on to the housing market over the next five years as landlords sell up after George Osborne’s changes to buy-to-let rules, a survey suggests. Rents may also rise for millions of tenants, another group has claimed.