Phoenix Could Require Short-Term Rental Owners to Register With the City

By Steven Hsieh for Phoenix New Times A new Phoenix City Council proposal would require property owners renting out homes on sites like Read More

Airbnb hosts have booked white nationalists, while some guests have found spy cameras — management says it’s improving safety

Ahead of its planned initial public offering next year, Airbnb said it will verify all its listings, but critics say it hasn’t done Read More


Airbnb has denied a recent report alleging a bid to avoid discouraging users from signing up was behind why the property rental website Read More

Shooting, Sex Crime and Theft: Airbnb Takes Halting Steps to Protect Its Users

Airbnb Inc. employees had a proposal in 2017 for making the home-sharing platform safer for both hosts and guests. Everyone who signs up Read More

Home-sharing exacerbates lack of affordable housing

By Janeé Ayers A decade ago, Detroit made headlines for its infamous decline. Rows of vacant and blighted buildings illustrated on the Read More

Airbnb Misleading their Hosts – and Communities Across the Country

While the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees kickoff a three-game series tonight in their legendary rivalry, government officials from Read More

Alcohol, Blood, and Gunshots: Airbnb’s Reno Rager

It started off as a normal booking. A 19-year old renter, verified by Airbnb, was searching for a nice place in Reno for her parents to Read More

ICYMI: D.C. Community Leaders Call on The Council of D.C. to Rein In Illegal Hotels

 The AirbnbWATCH coalition organized an event in D.C. on January 23rd with community leaders to speak out on the need to regulate Read More

Lodging Industry Asks for Level Playing Field as Landlords Offer Vacation Rentals

By Stephanie Fortino for The St. Ignace News The increase of short-term vacation rentals illustrates a growing interest among travelers, Read More

Hosts Share a Look at a St. Ignace Airbnb

By Stephanie Fortino for The St. Ignace News In 2015, Rick and Kathy Perry moved to St. Ignace from Rochester, New York, and by 2016 Read More

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