Strata News – September

By October 6, 2020News

All the best strata industry news from September 2020

 

Stratacare in the News – Schoolies:

Gold Coast apartment owners warned of ‘COVID Schoolies’

Pressure builds with schoolies to go ahead unofficially

 

Defects/Cladding:

NSW will stop dodgy apartments from opening

NSW puts first four developers on notice

Commissioner’s lifeline on new-build defects

‘In limbo land’: Apartment owners in bind over flammable cladding fix

Sydney apartment buildings with high-risk flammable cladding have owners ‘living in fear’

Darwin property owner in legal limbo after buying $700K unit with roof that later leaked

 

Airbnb:

Teens who trashed Airbnb apartment cause thousands in damage, taunt owner

Warning as criminals exploit short term rentals

 

Pets:

Nonsense on both sides of the latest pet debate

When is it unreasonable to ban pets from apartment buildings?

 

General:

Eviction bans end for 8 million renters. Could this be the start of a housing disaster?

Sydney man awarded $20,600 over defamatory ‘peeping Tom’ emails

Carbon neutral apartments to deliver 50 per cent strata savings

Basement conversions rescue ageing block

Melbourne couple can’t escape noisy renovation in their apartment building during stage four lockdown

Gold Coast development: QLD law causing havoc

Parties need to step in to stop major insurance disaster says KAP

Why self-financed upgrade could only happen in NSW

Melbourne apartment building fitted with vertical solar panels an ‘Australian first’

High-rise not told of COVID cases

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