PUSH: THE GLOBAL HOUSING CRISIS
Thanks to Aljazeera, we now have a link to Push: the global housing crisis, a documentary by award-winning director Fredrik Gertten. The project investigates why we can’t afford to live in our own cities anymore. Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities around the world. Incomes are not. This is not gentrification; it is “a different kind of monster”. Push sheds light on a new kind of faceless landlord, our increasingly unliveable cities and an escalating crisis that af
D-DAY MINUS 10 – PREPARE FOR THE ONSLAUGHT OF SHORT-TERM RENTALS
Operations are being quietly handled within the walls of the NSW Department of Planning. The onslaught of short-term rentals will be given free reign from 01 November – in 10 days time. If one goes searching, searching, searching the DPIE’s website, one could stumble across a news item published yesterday, reminding anyone holding keys to residential housing in NSW to ‘register their short-term rentals’. In a statement, Planning Minister Rob Stokes is quoted as saying, “ru
FORMER NSW NATIONALS & LABOR LEADERS THANK PLANNING MINISTER STOKES...
Former NSW Nationals and Labor Leaders, John Barilaro and Jodi McKay, can thank Planning Minister Rob Stokes; their retirement gigs - short-term rentals - could now be 'legal'. News today that former NSW State Labor Leader Jodi McKay is quitting politics, becoming the fifth State MP to leave Parliament in the last two weeks. Mckay can now quietly move on to managing full time her Kia Ora Lookout Retreat Airbnb *Licence number PID-STRA-583, taking over from husband Stephen Fe
DRUGS & AIRBNB SEWERS – LET IT RIP! – WE HAVE A NEW STATE PREMIER
‘Airbnb kicks mysterious illegal van renter to the curb’ – so says the New York Post: “After renting bogus, unregistered vans on the streets of New York for two years, Airbnb says: 1. We now provide anonymous data to the city, which is totally useless 2. We kicked them off the platform AFTER the city shut them down, and 3. Thanks for the profits, SEE YA!” Of course, this is a ‘copycat’ scam, where “Airbnb vans were turning Sydney’s Northern Beaches into a sewer”. Nowhere in