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A source for the latest in Airbnb regulations, laws and best practices to helping home sharing hosts and short-term letters stay up-to-date with changes to the laws that might affect you.

Denver couple accused of running short-term rental business

A Denver couple, Alexander Neir, 45, and his wife Stacy Neir 43, have been charged with running an illegally Airbnb rental business at two...

No More Love For Airbnb in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has new proposals that could see a ban on holiday rentals in some parts of the city. According to a statement issued on...

Airbnb to Hand Over Data to NYC and Other Cities Could Be Next

The feud between Airbnb and New York is not new. For the past decade, they have embroiled in a high profile rivalry. On the...

Crack down on Airbnb in Ireland from June

New rules on short-term letting will come into effect for the residence of Ireland from 1st June 2019 help bring properties back on to...

Montreal Latest Approach in Controlling Illegal Rentals

The city of Montreal is taking a new approach to alleviating what the city officials are terming as house crisis. The latest strategy by...

Judge Blocks NYC Law Demanding Airbnb Disclose User Data

To most people, maintaining the privacy of personal information is very important especially when divulging that information to others. Airbnb almost lost a large...
Los Angeles

New Regulations Crack Down On Airbnb’s in Los Angeles

Airbnb and Los Angeles have been battling for more than three years over the rental unit regulations and home sharing. The tide now seems...

D.C Approve Tighter Limits on Short-Term Renting

On Tuesday, the D.C Council passed a unanimous vote imposing strict limits in the country on Airbnb and other short-term home-sharing companies. If Mayor Muriel...
Birmingham Alabama

Birmingham City Council wants to tax Airbnb customers

In a meeting held on Tuesday by the Birmingham City Council, it was decided that Airbnb would be allowed to collect the city's lodging...

Airbnb to Sue the City of New York

Airbnb went to court to sue New York City over a new home-sharing law. The law requires Airbnb to share data about its hosts’...

LA To Restrict Airbnb Rentals To Primary Residence

The City Council of Los Angeles supported in one accord on Wednesday, legislation upon whose enactment would legalize at-night renting of principal residential apartments...

Unlicensed Vancouver Hosts May Face Large Fines

Starting September, rentals operator working on short-term basis but are unlicensed in Vancouver will be fined S$1,040 daily. This is in a bid to...

Chinese authorities demand details of Airbnb guests

Airbnb will start sending information to the Chinese government about the customers who will book accommodation in China. The kind of information shared will...

Airbnb vs. CouchSurfing: All you need to know

In the past few years, the home-sharing industry has grown tremendously, with Airbnb taking a significant portion of the market share. Airbnb was founded...

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