Flat Chat: Short let laws will make strata life a new hell

While NSW pollies are still wrestling with what to do about online short-term letting agencies such as Airbnb, which are cool and groovy – until your apartment block turns into holiday hotel hell – Victoria is about to give them the big green light.  This week, the Victorian parliament has been debating changes to its Owners Corporation Act that pretty much give Airbnb-style short-term lets free rein in residential buildings, leaving permanent residents to chase badly behaved guests and their hosts after it all, inevitably, goes pear-shaped.    Read the article………….


Related Articles

Federal Legislation re: Ham Antennas

Last month, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) introduced H.R. 4969, legislation that may invalidate community association rules and architectural standards that

Airbnb driving up rent in Toronto, group says

Airbnb has launched an ad campaign targeting homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages, but a local coalition is calling on

Has Airbnb been hijacked by strata property speculators? (AUS)

Everyday people who occasionally rent out an extra room or their whole house or flat on Airbnb should be left