07 Dec '17, 1pm

[Mothership] Is Airbnb legal in S’pore if apartments can be listed? https://t.co/BYY3YD2y5q

For the first time, two men have been charged under the Planning Act for renting out four condominium units for short-term rentals via home-sharing service Airbnb. The prosecution is a first since new regulations against home-sharing kicked in on May 15 . Advertisement Is Airbnb legal in S’pore? So, is short-term rentals legal or illegal in Singapore? Here are the facts : Housing Development Board (HDB) flats: For HDB flats, the minimum stay still remains at six months. Also, HDB flat owners are not allowed to rent out their flats to tourists , only foreigners who hold passes such as Student Passes and Long-Term Social Visit Passes. Owners of one- and two-room HDB flats are not allowed to rent out their flats. For three-room flats, up to six persons (including the flat owner and his/her family) can stay in the same flat. For four-room flats and larger, it’s up to nine pers...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/12/airbnb-singapore-legal/

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