Posts tagged: Los Angeles

The Dark Side of Airbnb

February 16, 2017

When commercial operators use Airbnb to run an illegal hotel business and avoid the basic health and safety regulations that all other lodging businesses must follow, it puts consumers at risk. In a striking example, Huffington Post contributor Frank Farwell... View Article

Top 5 Airbnb Storylines of the Year

December 13, 2016

It’s been a tough year for Airbnb. What with four futile lawsuits to try to avoid following the law, shady tax deals coming to light, multiple calls for an FTC investigation by elected officials and being caught red-handed purging data... View Article

Airbnb’s LA Report Card: F

November 18, 2016

Exactly a year ago this week, Airbnb unveiled its “Community Compact,” a big promise to work with cities to pay their fair share of taxes and prevent short-term rentals from impacting affordable housing. How are they doing? Let’s take a... View Article

Los Angeles is Airbnb’s Next Target

September 14, 2016

Airbnb lied to New York City, bullied Chicago, and sued San Francisco. Los Angeles is next, but Angelenos can stand up to stop the rise of illegal hotels from undermining their communities. Contact your city council member and tell them... View Article