Consultation on regulating short term lets

The Scottish Government has published a consultation asking for views on the regulation of short-term lets in Scotland. Short-term lets have become the subject of much controversy in some parts of Scotland and the government has made a commitment to ensure that local authorities have appropriate regulatory powers to balance the needs and concerns of their communities with wider economic and tourism interests. The consultation seeks views on what those powers should be.

The consultation document can be found here and the deadline for responding is 19 July. We encourage members with an interest in short-term lets to respond to the consultation with their views and email us a copy of their submission, which will help to inform the response that SAL submits on behalf of its members.