Let’s put homes before holiday lets says Chas Booth.
As thousands of visitors descend of Edinburgh for Hogmanay, Scottish Greens housing spokesperson Andy Wightman MSP is warning that the rampant growth in property owners converting their houses and flats to short-term lets is hollowing out Scotland’s capital city.
In a broken housing system, how we “do” housing needs to change, argues Andy Wightman.
Andy Wightman MSP, Housing spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, today launched his “Homes First” campaign to control the rapid and unregulated growth of short-term lets, where owners of residential properties offer them as holiday accommodation.
A report detailing the scale of the problem with ‘short-term lets’ in Scotland’s capital has been published by a Green MSP.