Home-Sharing, Airbnb and The Role of the Law in a New Market Paradigm
Keywords:home-sharing, property market, regulation, policy
This commentary responds to the primary article by Alex Lazar in this volume entitled ‘Home-Sharing in South Australia: Protecting the Rights of Hosts, Guests and Neighbours’. It provides some insights into the Airbnb home-sharing model from a property, rather than a legal, perspective and argues that the law should evolve to sustain the changing paradigm and embrace the benefits that it can bring to South Australia.
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