Port Fairy residents take town's rental crisis into their hands in bid to beat rental shortage

Updated February 5 2022 - 11:16am, first published February 4 2022 - 4:15pm
Beneficial: Simone Favelle and her daughter Yani, 14, at the home they rent but vacate three weeks a year when the landlord returns to holiday at the property as part of a mutual agreement. Picture: Morgan Hancock

Port Fairy home owners are taking the town's rental crisis into their own hands, drawing up leases allowing them to use their holiday homes in peak periods, while renting them to permanent tenants for the rest of the year.