regime de arrendamento urbano

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Short-term holiday letting

Two sets of legislation co-exist to regulate different types of rental activity. On the one hand, holiday lets in Empreendimentos turísticos (tourist developments) such as hotels, holiday complexes and camping facilities are defined and regulated under Decree Law nº 167/97. This has been altered and republished under Decree Law nº55/2002, which decentralises many responsibilities from the central tourism bureau (Direcção Geral de Turismo) to local town councils (câmaras). Read more →