NSW Fair Trading introduces strict new rules, exclusion register for Airbnb and short-term rental accommodation

A new code of conduct for short-term rentals in New South Wales includes a “two strikes and you’re out” policy that could result in problematic hosts and guests being banned from holiday letting for five years. Key points: NSW Fair Trading will keep a register of problematic holiday rental hosts and guests If three complaints…

COVID-19 Tenancy Laws Update

The NSW Government is introducing an interim 60-day stop on landlords seeking to evict tenants due to rental arrears as a result of COVID-19, together with longer six month restrictions on rental arrears evictions for those financially disadvantaged by COVID-19. This is not law as yet ,merely principles for landlords and tenants to follow, but…