February 17, 2016
Amsterdam city council is to use digital investigation techniques to continue their crackdown on illegal hotels through sites like Airbnb, the city confirmed today. Beginning in April, local authorities will ‘scrape’, or automatically collect content from, Airbnb’s booking database. Officials are looking for landlords who no longer live in their homes, rent multiple properties to tourists, rent for over 60 days per year, or to more than four people at once….
Source: http://www.expatica.com/nl/news/country-news/DN-Dutch-Amsterdam-to-spend-1m-on-illegal-Airbnb-clampdown_590152.html