Airbnb Horror Stories

Report looks at how Airbnb-style rentals affect Montana’s affordable housing problem

Short-term rentals can cause problems in communities, including increased home prices, a reduction in workforce and affordable housing and Read More

Neighbors upset over crowds and parties at Indianapolis Airbnb

People living in a north side neighborhood are upset about what they say are large parties and disruptive crowds at an Airbnb home. Read More

30-year-old sentenced to 13-15 years for February rape

A Laramie man was sentenced Wednesday to 13-15 years imprisonment after being convicted for raping an 18-year-old photographer he lured to Read More

Jewish-Americans Sue Airbnb in Delaware, Citing Religious Discrimination

A group of Israeli-American citizens has filed a civil-rights lawsuit against Airbnb in the United States, alleging the company has Read More

City Hall: Illegal Airbnb rentals common in Lincoln

Around 80 Lincoln homes are being advertised for short-term rentals on the Airbnb vacation rental website, and many would be illegal Read More

Airbnb Host’s Maryland House Trashed to the Tune of $10,000

An Airbnb host’s Maryland home became the site of a house party, and getting recompensed for thousands of dollars in damages proved Read More

Police Break Up Germantown Party at House Rented on Airbnb

Last Friday night, the usually quiet cul-de-sac that is Scovell Terrace was rockin’. One of the houses was having a house party, but Read More

Airbnb Brings Connecticut Millions In Tax Revenue, But This Town Is Saying ‘No’

Airbnb announced this week that it generated $5.2 million in tax revenue for Connecticut in the past two years, but Simsbury has decided Read More

Airbnb benefits Alaska, one local host says, but is it worth the risk?

It's no secret that tourism is a leading industry in Alaska, and Anchorage host Chris Reynolds says Airbnb is a great way to welcome Read More

2 People Shot At Airbnb Party On Chicago’s Northwest Side

Two people were shot leaving a party at an Airbnb on Chicago’s Northwest side during Fourth of July weekend. Read More

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