July 9, 2016
SINGAPORE — Tensions over users of short-term rental services such as Airbnb are rising, and the latest case is a woman who went to great lengths to take her neighbour to task for housing paying guests through the popular home-sharing website. The authorities here are still considering if they should review the regulations governing short-term stays, to see if they may be eased for private properties. Right now, regulations by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) state that it is illegal for private-home owners to lease their properties for fewer than six months. For Madam Wendy Ng, 52, the increasingly frequent comings-and-goings at the four-storey terraced house next to hers have annoyed her so much, she even hired a private investigator….
Source: http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/disgruntled-woman-takes-next-door-neighbour-task-over-airbnb-rentals