Posts tagged: washington dc

End Illegal Hotels In The Nation’s Capital

October 2, 2017

Today, AirbnbWATCH launched a major, multi-platform advertising campaign to shine a spotlight on the negative impact of Airbnb’s commercial operators running illegal hotels in Washington, D.C., and urge Council of the District of Columbia to pass legislation to stop this... View Article

AirbnbWATCH Launches Washington, D.C. Chapter

July 6, 2017

The fight for common sense short-term rental regulations in D.C. has hit a fever pitch. This spring, D.C.’s Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit against a property management company fostering illegal hotels. The City Council is on the verge... View Article

Airbnb Illegal Hotels DON’T ‘Belong’ in D.C.

August 31, 2016

Last week the Washington Post editorial board posed the question “Does Airbnb ‘belong’ in D.C.?“ A more accurate question would be, “Do commercial landlords who use Airbnb to flout the law, reduce affordable housing stock and undermine communities ‘belong’ in... View Article