Malaysia: DBKL says condo management can impose rule barring Airbnb

Although the government has declared that Airbnb is legal, apartment and condominium owners may only rent out their units on the popular app if their management’s bylaws permit it, says a Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) official.  For some time now, there have been calls for online accommodation service, Airbnb, to be regulated – much like how e-hailing services Uber and Grab are now legislated – with some warning of the safety and security risks posed to neighbours of those renting out their units on a daily basis, though Putrajaya has made its stand on the matter clear last year.     Read the article…………….

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