Why the ACT govt is reluctant to crack down on short-stay rentals

Jasper Lindell
Updated December 8 2023 - 11:08am, first published December 3 2023 - 5:30am

Introducing restrictions on short-stay rental accommodation in Canberra would do more harm than good, with little evidence the services - such as Airbnb - are affecting housing affordability, the government has said.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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