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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

Bills Would Give State Control Over Vacation Rentals

By Stephanie Fortino for The St. Ignace News At the center of a state-wide debate over whether local communities should be able to Read More

Airbnb boom: Traverse City ranks No. 2 in the state for the service

By Erin Sloan for Traverse City Record Eagle  TRAVERSE CITY — Airbnb rentals in Traverse City nearly doubled in both guests and Read More

ICYMI: PRESBURY – Illegal Hotels Threaten Communities and Affordable Housing in D.C.

In case you missed it over the holidays, the President of the D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Graylin W. Presbury Read More

B&B approved in Georgetown as state legislature mulls regulations

By Cathy Runyon for MLvie If you think a bed and breakfast has to be in a historic building or an exotic setting Read More



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