Singapore seeks public feedback on short-term home rentals like Airbnb

Singapore seeks public feedback on short-term home rentals like Airbnb

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The Singapore government, which has charged two men with unauthorised short-term letting of apartments, said on Friday it plans to seek public feedback soon on a regulatory framework for allowing such accommodation.

The move comes as strict rules on short-term property rentals in the city-state, a keen early adopter of the sharing economy, have invited some complaints, as it seeks a balance between encouraging new disruptive industries and keeping them in line.

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