The Turnbull government has reportedly decided that housing affordability is one of its big issues for 2017. And you can understand the issue’s appeal. After all, it’s a subject a good deal of Australia is very reasonably obsessed with.
If the regulators introduce a pet-bond, why not balance this by also introducing: a child-bond, cooking bond and should we also ask for a party-bond?
People living in apartments will not be able to stop other landlords renting their properties on Airbnb to short term tenants, a landmark Supreme Court decision has found.
After a Victorian landlord successfully appealed to have her tenants evicted for breaching a lease agreement by subletting through online platform Airbnb, the NSW government is holding an inquiry into the regulation of short-term holiday letting.
The legal status of Airbnb listings has been challenged in the Supreme Court of Victoria, with a landlord arguing her apartment was illegally sublet through the site.