Online holiday rental agency Stayz is looking to help improve the NSW government’s yet-to-be-adopted policy on regulation of its industry, saying an arbitrary cap won’t suddenly make short term rental properties available for long term rent, nor address the impact on local council service provision.

Stayz supports compulsory registration for all properties listed on a short-term rental accommodation platform, a mandatory code of conduct for owners and managers, and a new body to adjudicate questions about amenity, noise and overcrowding at short-term rental accommodation properties.

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