New powers announced for councils to regulate Airbnb style holiday lets
Scottish Government minister Kevin Stewart announce a series of new powers for local authorities to regulate and license short-term lets
- Local authorities will be able to implement a licensing scheme from 2021
- Today’s announcement a “huge step forward”, tenants’ union Living Rent says
SCOTTISH COUNCILS are to be given new powers to regulate and license short-term lets to better serve local communities, the Scottish Government has announced.