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Hoover council to consider restrictions, licensing for short-term rental homes

The Hoover City Council on Monday night is scheduled to consider an ordinance that would prohibit rental of properties for less than 30 Read More

‘Welcome to my Airbnb nightmare’: Guest says leasing office gave him host’s eviction notice

An Airbnb guest says he found out the host did not have the authorization to sublet the apartment on the platform after receiving an Read More

Why Did Three Americans Die In Mexico City Airbnb?

On October 30, three American tourists were found dead at their Airbnb rental in Mexico City. The bodies of Kandace Florence and Jordan Read More

Shock As Couple Find Hidden Camera in Airbnb: ‘Heard It Clicking’

An ex-casino worker shocked the internet after revealing he found a half-hidden camera at the Airbnb he was staying at Read More

Viral TikTok Exposing Filthy, ‘Nightmare’ AirBnB Check-In Has The Most Absurd Twist

A big part of planning a vacation is choosing the perfect place to stay. More and more people are choosing Airbnb — an online Read More

Florida Woman Believes The Host Of Her AirBnB Planned To Sex Traffic Her And Her Friends

A woman from Florida went to stay at an AirBnB in Tulum and hoped to have a fun vacation. Instead, it was fraught with tension Read More

Father Says Airbnb Aid After Daughter’s Death Was Damage Control

By Bloomberg News Lauren Kassirer, a 35-year-old New York City high school teacher, was found naked, bruised, and near death in an Airbnb Read More

Airbnb Is Spending Millions of Dollars to Make Nightmares Go Away

From Bloomberg News The way Airbnb has handled crimes such as the New York attack, which occurred during a bitter regulatory fight, shows Read More

White Airbnb Hosts Earn More. Can AI Shrink The Racial Gap?

By Lane Lambert for Forbes White people who host rental properties on Airbnb earn significantly more per year than Black hosts, but a Read More

Study links Airbnb listings to increased rates of violence

By Paul Stevens of Short Term Rentalz US: New research published this week has suggested that the presence of Airbnb listings in Read More



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