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Short-term lets consultation: response analysis

Independent analysis of the responses submitted to the short-term lets consultation on a regulatory framework for Scotland.


Footnotes

1. 'Delivering for today, investing for tomorrow: the Government's programme for Scotland 2018-2019', September 2018 (page 97) /publications/delivering-today-investing-tomorrow-governments-programme-scotland-2018-19/

2. To access the consultation paper: https://www.gov.scot/publications/short-term-lets-consultation-regulatory-framework-scotland/pages/2/

3. A total of 1,144 responses were submitted. After removing duplications this resulted in a final figure of 1,086 responses.

4. There is a discrepancy between the total number of respondents and the total of the numbers in each sub-group as respondents were able to assign themselves to as many sub-groups as they wished.

5. A total of 1,144 responses were submitted. After removing duplications this resulted in a final figure of 1,086 responses.

6. This category includes responses from public sector organisations, those within the legal and health sectors, estate agents, trade associations etc.

7. There is a discrepancy between the total number of respondents and the total of the numbers in each sub-group as respondents were able to assign themselves to as many sub-groups as they wished.

8. To access the consultation paper: https://www.gov.scot/publications/short-term-lets-consultation-regulatory-framework-scotland/

To access the technical annexes: https://www.gov.scot/publications/short-term-lets-annexes-consultation-regulatory-framework-scotland/

9. ASSC commissioned Frontline to carry out the following report: https://www.assc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/MoreThanJustHouses.pdf

10. This involves a compulsory electrical safety inspection and a requirement that any furnishings and appliances supplied by a landlord are safe.

11. The names of all organisations submitting a response to this consultation are included in this listing. However, duplicated responses have been removed from the analysis - hence the number of organisations listed here does not correspond with the numbers cited in the report.

Contact

Email: david.manderson@gov.scot

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