The Australian Financial Review – Melbourne ‘towers of power’ fight Airbnb

April 25, 2017 Upmarket and inner-city apartment owners in Melbourne want the power to control how long units in their buildings are occupied by short-stay guests using services such as Airbnb. High-rise residents have made [...]

April 26th, 2017|Airbnb News|

Global News – City politicians to debate how to regulate AirBnB in London

April 25, 2017 Now that Uber is off the agenda at London city council, another hot-button issue from the “sharing” economy is about to replace it: AirBnB. The community and protective services committee will review [...]

April 26th, 2017|Airbnb News|

Chicago Tribune – Ban on short-term home, room rentals to continue in Park Ridge

April 25, 2017 Park Ridge elected officials continue to have reservations about making short-term residential rentals legal in the city. The City Council voted 6-0 Monday to reject a recommendation from the Park Ridge Planning [...]

April 26th, 2017|Airbnb News|

San Diego Union-Tribune – Despite Airbnb, hotels still seeing record profits

April 25, 2017 Hotels across the country are continuing to experience record profits and occupancy levels, even as competition heats up from home-sharing rivals like Airbnb. In a report released Wednesday, the industry research firm [...]

April 26th, 2017|Airbnb News|

WAMU – As D.C. Faces Affordability Crisis, Legislators Take Aim At Airbnb And Other Home-Sharing Platforms

April 26, 2017 When Valerie Ervin was looking for a place to stay in D.C. late last year, she turned to Airbnb, the popular home-sharing service. She quickly found an apartment in a building in [...]

April 26th, 2017|Airbnb News|

The Washington Post – DC sues company for allegedly treating rent-control apartments like ‘hotel rooms’

April 25, 2017 The District’s Attorney General is suing a California company for allegedly turning units in four D.C. apartment buildings into illegal short-term rentals. Attorney General Karl A. Racine on Friday filed a lawsuit [...]

April 26th, 2017|Airbnb News|
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