“Trust Us” Says Rule-Breaking Airbnb CEO

Jan 11, 2016

Guess it’s tough to follow the rules when you’re a billionaire CEO. Airbnb’s CEO Brian Chesky was caught red-handed by Business Insider flouting San Francisco’s law that any unit being rented on a platform like Airbnb must be registered with the city. Turns out, he didn’t register and continued to rent his home on...

Dormbnb

Dec 16, 2015

While Airbnb encourages users to “read your lease agreement and check with your landlord if applicable,” it does not require hosts to prove that their lease terms allow for short-term rentals. So perhaps it’s no surprise that you can now rent half of a 150 sq. ft. New York City dorm room for a...