ASSC respond to erroneous claims in report

ASSC Chief Executive Fiona Campbell said: “We are profoundly concerned at the position taken in this report from City of Edinburgh Council. The analysis ignores key evidence on the short-term lettings market in Edinburgh and the proposed regulatory solutions are completely disproportionate to the problems raised. “The ASSC believe that there is no evidence for the introduction of a draconian and restrictive licensing system. What is proposed in the council’s report amounts to a serious threat to the livelihoods of operators in Edinburgh and the Capital’s thriving tourist economy of which short-term lets form a crucial part.”

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