Launceston, Hobart continuing to see entire premises converted into Airbnbs with border reopening ahead

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
November 7 2021 - 5:30pm
Housing advocates warn that the continued lack of strict regulation on short-stay accommodation in Tasmania will further hurt the rental market. Picture: Phillip Biggs

The increase in short-stay accommodation - such as Airbnbs - for entire properties is continuing in Launceston with the council approving 11 applications to change use to visitor accommodation since mid-2021.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010