SINGAPORE – The other real estate broker was charged with renting out residential properties for illegal stays.

Joel Su Jiqing, 38, is currently facing six counts of renting properties for less than three months, the minimum period of stay. He was charged on May 19.

Two of the apartments are in #1 Attic, an 80-unit condominium in Geylang, based on court documents.

Although the last is a terrace house another three are components in condos.

Su was at the State Courts on Tuesday (June 25) to get a court hearing. No request has been taken and the case has been adjourned to Aug 30.

The Straits Times understands that this is the fourth instance of prosecution for a violation of the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) principles on short term rentals.

May 2017 was kicked on by rules making dwelling sharing prohibited, also in May 2019, the URA explained that these laws would remain.

Property representatives were fined $60,000 annually for supplying stays at D’Leedon at units.

In August 2018, a 35-year-old guy was fined $13,000 for leasing out his condominium unit along Flora Road occasions.

And in January 2019, a guy was fined $70,000 for letting out many properties in Mackenzie Road regions along with the Pertain Road for such stays. He was recorded as the renter for all these units.


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