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6 days ago
A complaint about an illegal Airbnb, a very visual response, and a headache for city officials in the city of Manhattan Beach, California.
Los Angeles Times
July 16, 2019, 11am PDT
A state bill that would have limited the number of short-term rentals in the coastal areas of San Diego County has been delayed until next year's legislative session.
San Diego Union-Tribune
June 21, 2019, 6am PDT
With so many institutional investors buying homes, it's hard for first-time homebuyers to find space in the housing market.
The New York Times
May 30, 2019, 2pm PDT
The world hasn't been the same since Airbnb launched in 2008 and quickly grew in popularity.
CityLab
May 20, 2019, 5am PDT
A new attempt at mitigating the social impact of short-term rentals and mass tourism.
CityLab
April 25, 2019, 9am PDT
Proposed legislation in California would limit short-term beach rentals in San Diego.
Voice of San Diego
April 17, 2019, 9am PDT
Research published last year, and explained recently in the Harvard Business Review, measures the effect of Airbnb in the housing market, and goes a step further to explain the economics of that effect.
Harvard Business Review
April 13, 2019, 5am PDT
More people than ever are traveling, but cities around the world are struggling to keep up. A new declaration aims to balance the benefits and challenges of tourism.
Reuters
March 28, 2019, 12pm PDT
Controversies short-circuited similar legislation in 2018, but the Cincinnati City Council is taking up the issues surrounding short-term rentals again this year.
WVXU Cincinnati
March 14, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new tax on short-term rentals went into effect in New Jersey in October, so it hasn't had a chance to impact the summer tourism on the Jersey Shore yet.
The New York Times
March 1, 2019, 10am PST
This Airbnb Does Not Exist uses real Airbnb listings to make computer generated fakes.
Futurism
January 13, 2019, 5am PST
A 2018 law required Airbnb to share the names and addresses of hosts in the New York City. A judge ruled that the mandate violates the 4th Amendment.
Daily News
January 7, 2019, 6am PST
The Massachusetts Legislature approved a tax on short-term rentals in July 2018 only to have Governor Charlie Baker amend the bill. The amendments proved only a temporary setback.
Mass Live
December 12, 2018, 12pm PST
The Los Angeles City Council approved significant new regulation of short-term rentals, available on platforms like Airbnb, earlier this week.
Los Angeles Times
December 4, 2018, 6am PST
Correction: Airbnb is diversifying its housing business.
Fast Company
November 16, 2018, 1pm PST
During the Sharing Cities Summit 2018, cities such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Lisbon, Madrid, Montreal, New York, Paris, São Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, Stockholm, and Vienna agreed on a Declaration of Principles and Commitments of the Sharing Cities.
Cities of the Future
November 15, 2018, 6am PST
The front lines of the short-term rental wars shift to the city of Boston.
The Boston Globe
October 23, 2018, 10am PDT
You could have rented a house on Airbnb for longer than the city of San Diego's new short-term rental regulations lasted. Now the city has to go back to the drawing board.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 21, 2018, 7am PDT
As more cities grapple with the growth of short-term rentals, trends in regulation are beginning to emerge.
Pew Stateline
October 15, 2018, 1pm PDT
An estimated 80-90 percent of short-term rentals could be outlawed if a proposed bill passes in Washington, D.C.
Greater Greater Washington