Airbnb Horror Stories

Man Found Dead After Shooting At Airbnb Party In Barrington Hills

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was found dead at a house in Barrington Hills after police responded to a call for shots fired. The house in Read More

Door could be slammed on vacation rentals plan

Senate Rules postponed the bill, but the House is poised to pass it. By A.G. Gancarski A bill preempting short-term zoning for rentals was Read More

Short-term rentals in Florida may soon face government regulation

Properties on Aibnb or VRBO may be treated like hotels TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Both the Florida House and Senate have proposed bills Read More

Homeowners, others want local governments to keep power to regulate vacation rentals

By Tori Lynn Schneider Almost a dozen people gathered on the front steps of Florida’s Historic Capitol Monday morning to Read More

As Florida moves to deregulate vacation rentals, Arizona has a warning

By Arek Sarkissian TALLAHASSEE — As Florida lawmakers push to preempt local oversight of short-term rentals, Arizona lawmaker John Read More

DeSantis expresses concern about vacation-rental preemption

By Arek Sarkissian Gov. Ron DeSantis said he has concerns about a legislative effort to preempt local control of vacation rentals, saying Read More

Keeping Tallahassee out of our backyards

By Barbara Peters Smith A little over five years ago, my husband and I were possessed by a small seizure of bravado and bought a 1932 Read More

4 Charged After Rap Video Shoot At Airbnb Goes Awry, Turns Up Cache Of Weapons

By William Lee Four men were charged with felonies after an unsanctioned rap video shoot at a Wicker Park Airbnb property grew over Read More

Homeowner: Airbnb guest threw party that trashed island home

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (AP) — The owner of an island home off South Carolina’s coast is suing Airbnb, claiming it only reimbursed him for Read More

Signal Mountain residents react to AirBnB gang bust at home on South Street

By Travis Cummings The Signal Mountain Police Department is still investigating and planning to make more arrests after finding gang Read More



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