Condos struggle to stop illegal rentals

Mr Blair Haynes, his wife, Michelle, and sons Baxter and Flynn turned up at Caribbean at Keppel Bay (above) for a four-night stay booked on Airbnb but were turned away.
Mr Blair Haynes, his wife, Michelle, and sons Baxter and Flynn turned up at Caribbean at Keppel Bay for a four-night stay booked on Airbnb but were turned away.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF BLAIR HAYNES, AIRBNB
Mr Blair Haynes, his wife, Michelle, and sons Baxter and Flynn turned up at Caribbean at Keppel Bay (above) for a four-night stay booked on Airbnb but were turned away.
Mr Blair Haynes, his wife, Michelle, and sons Baxter and Flynn turned up at Caribbean at Keppel Bay (above) for a four-night stay booked on Airbnb but were turned away.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF BLAIR HAYNES, AIRBNB

Managers are limited in enforcement action as errant subletters find loopholes in rules

Illegal short-term rentals are a gold mine for recalcitrant home owners but a bugbear for residents dealing with disruptive holidaymakers.

A battle is ongoing between errant subletters and condominium managers, who are trying their best to prevent illicit stays but are limited in their enforcement action.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 17, 2018, with the headline 'Condos struggle to stop illegal rentals'. Print Edition | Subscribe