Victorian Airbnb unit owners can now be fined and banned, houses unaffected

Unruly Airbnb guests will soon cause more headaches for their hosts, as neighbours gain new legal powers to seek compensation of up to $2000 and bans for problem rentals. But a blindspot in the apartment-focused legislation means free-standing houses are completely unaffected, one of the law’s key architects has warned. From Friday, members of an…

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