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PDF icon Homes First Briefing Paper 1 - Introduction PDF icon Homes First Briefing Paper 2 - Taxation PDF icon Homes First Briefing Paper 3 - Legislation PDF icon Homes First Briefing Paper 4 - Proposed Amendments to the Planning (Scotland) Bill PDF icon Homes First Briefing Paper 5 - Key Safe Deposit Boxes PDF icon Short-Term Lets- A Resident's Guide PDF icon Homes First - Legislative Proposal PDF icon Homes First - Statutory Instrument - Licensing PDF icon Homes First - Statutory Instrument - Planning PDF icon Prof Alasdair Rae - Analysis of Short Term Lets Data for Edinburgh PDF icon Andy Wightman MSP - Evidence to the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy PDF icon Andy Wightman MSP - Response to the Scottish Government's Consultation on Short-Term Lets PDF icon The Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy - Evidence Paper PDF icon The Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy - Final Report PDF icon Scottish Enterprise - The Collaborative Economy & Scottish Tourism - Report PDF icon Scottish Enterprise - The Collaborative Economy & Scottish Tourism - Summary PDF icon Scottish Government and Indigo House - Scoping research on supply and demand for short term lets in Scotland PDF icon City of Edinburgh Council - Best Practice Guidelines for Short-term Lets PDF icon City of Edinburgh Council - Guidance for Businesses PDF icon City of Edinburgh Council - Local Development Plan PDF icon City of Edinburgh Council - Quick Guide to Change of Use in Planning PDF icon Glasgow City Council - City Development Plan PDF icon Glasgow City Council - City Development Plan, Supplementary Guidance 10: Meeting Housing Needs PDF icon The Development of Tourism Act 1969 PDF icon The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997 PDF icon Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 PDF icon The Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 PDF icon The Antisocial Behaviour Notices (Houses Used for Holiday Purposes) (Scotland) Order 2011 PDF icon Homes First Debate - Briefing from the Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers PDF icon Homes First Debate - Briefing from Airbnb PDF icon Airbnb - Evidence to the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy PDF icon Airbnb - Press Release and Position Paper on Edinburgh (January 2018) PDF icon Short Term Accommodation Association - Code of Conduct PDF icon Short Term Accommodation Association - The Future of Short-Term Lets Regulation in Scotland PDF icon The Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers - Code of Conduct PDF icon The Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers & Short Term Accommodation Association - Policy Paper PDF icon The Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers - Position Paper on the Homes First Campaign PDF icon The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers - 'Far More Than Just Houses' Report PDF icon Living Rent - 'Sham Holiday Lets' Report PDF icon Shelter Scotland - Short-term lets in Scotland PDF icon Institute for Public Policy Research - Homesharing and London's Housing Market PDF icon McGill University - Report: The High Cost of Short-Term Rentals in New York City PDF icon The Cockburn Association - Conference Report 'The Airbnb Phenomenon' PDF icon Corporate Europe Observatory -'Unfairbnb' Report PDF icon New York City Comptroller - 'The Impact of Airbnb on NYC Rents' Report PDF icon Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute - Technological disruption in private housing markets: the case of Airbnb PDF icon Prof Alasdair Rae - Commentary in Area journal - From neighbourhood to 'globalhood'? Three propositions on the rapid rise of short-term rentals PDF icon Malcolm Combe - Juridical Review article - Land law responses to the sharing economy: short-term lets and title conditions PDF icon Economic Policy Institute - The Economic Costs & Benefits of Airbnb