Short stay accommodation

The Independent Panel on short-stay accommodation’ has published its final report. The Panel made recommendations that:

  • OCs be able to serve a ‘notice to rectify breach’ on the person offering the accommodation (whether the owner of the property, the lessee or agent) regarding breach of OC rules by short-stay occupants; and
  • VCAT be able to make an order on the breach notice that the apartment is not allowed to be used for short-term stays for a period of time, or until it is sold.

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