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Airbnb: Ban on short-term rentals would damage Penang’s economic recovery and growth

Penang’s tourism recovery and growth, as well as the livelihoods of everyday Malaysian Hosts, would be gravely affected if the state’s proposed restrictions on high-rise residential short-term rental accommodation (STRA) is implemented, Airbnb warned today. Following more than two years of economic disruption in Penang brought on by the pandemic, ... Read More
Penang to ban homestay

Penang to ban short-term rentals

The Penang state government will implement the guidelines for prohibiting short-term rentals (homestays). State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said he will present the proposal to the state executive council and the state government will announce the details later. "We do not want a ... Read More
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Penang to seek federal legislation on short-term homestay at high-rise buildings

Penang will propose to Putrajaya an amendment to the Strata Management Act to regulate short-term accommodation services at high-rise residential buildings. State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said he would bring up the proposal in a virtual meeting on a national local government council ... Read More