5 days ago
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.
March 1, 2019, 10am PST
This Airbnb Does Not Exist uses real Airbnb listings to make computer generated fakes.
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.
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.
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.
December 4, 2018, 6am PST
Correction: Airbnb is diversifying its housing business.
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.
November 15, 2018, 6am PST
The front lines of the short-term rental wars shift to the city of Boston.
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.
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
September 7, 2018, 6am PDT
New regulations for short-term rentals in Vancouver, British Columbia, are designed to return units to the rental market.
August 8, 2018, 2pm PDT
Legislation on the verge of approval in Massachusetts would enact a linkage fee, in effect, that would generate revenue for funding affordable housing.
July 24, 2018, 11am PDT
In a move to limit the number of properties available for rental, the San Diego City Council members voted 6-3 to limit rentals to primary homes and the licensing process more strict.
July 19, 2018, 2pm PDT
New York City just approved new regulations on short-term rentals that could greatly reduce the number of listings in Airbnb's largest domestic market.
June 11, 2018, 12pm PDT
A new law would crack down on illegal hotel conversions by increasing regulation of short-term rental companies like Airbnb.
May 24, 2018, 11am PDT
New Orleans passed short-term rental regulations into law in October 2016, and launched a permitting process launched in April 2017. By May 2018, some city councilmembers are already proposing change.
May 16, 2018, 10am PDT
A suite of restrictions under consideration in Madrid would eliminate short-term rentals from 95 percent of the city.
May 11, 2018, 6am PDT
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh thinks short-term rental companies like Airbnb are having a negative effect on the city's housing market, and he'll walk a fine line to regulate the industry.
May 4, 2018, 7am PDT
A new report by the New York City Comptroller's Office has estimated the cost of Airbnb to the city's rental market, and the tab is a big one: $616 million in 2016 alone.