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Staycation boom forces tenants out of seaside resort homes

From Cornwall to Kent, people are driven out of popular destinations where landlords favour short lets for tourists

The lockdown shackles are off. The great half-term getaway began with predictable traffic chaos on Friday night as Britons finally got the chance to escape to the seaside.

But some people living in the resorts are being forced to head in the opposite direction along the clogged-up roads, priced out of their homes by a coastal housing crisis that has been turbocharged by the pandemic.

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