By-Laws prohibiting Airbnb are invalid

In Macleay Tower & Villas [2017] QBCCMCmr 12, the body corporate passed a resolution to include a new by-law which provided that any residential tenancy in the scheme shall be permitted only for a minimum term of three months.

Court found by-law which mandated the length of residential tenancies was invalid

The Court found that owners corporation could not prevent short-term occupants from accessing common recreation areas

Owners do not have the power to prohibit short-term letting


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