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Edinburgh short lets control zone

The City of Edinburgh Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to have an application for a short term let control zone approved by the Scottish Government. This means that the change of use of an entire dwelling to a holiday/short term let (where the...

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Discretionary evictions made permanent

As we have reported previously, the Scottish Government has published a Coronavirus Recovery and Reform (Scotland) Bill which seeks to make permanent some of the changes introduced through emergency powers at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, namely: The...

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