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New York City could lose 10,000 Airbnb listings in short-term rental crackdown
New rules spark furious debate as city tightens regulation of illegal rentals in attempt to defend housing stock for tenants

Gloria Oladipo in New York

26, Jan, 2023 @8:49 PM

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Airbnb feels like staying with a cheap, uptight friend – then paying for the privilege | Arwa Mahdawi
Once, it seemed an economical and adventurous alternative to a hotel. But I doubt I’ll be using it again

Arwa Mahdawi

17, Jan, 2023 @4:09 PM

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Stay for free and book it backwards: nine easy ways to have a cheaper holiday
Longing for a break but worried about the cost? From working holidays to free upgrades, we have tips to get you away for less

Chelsea Dickenson

07, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Most Airbnb-style short rentals in Tasmania used to be long-term leases, study finds
Research commissioned by Shelter Tasmania says increase in short-stay properties had impact on availability of rental houses for local people

Luke Henriques-Gomes

28, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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NSW government strips Byron council of authority to cap short-term rentals such as Airbnb
Intervention came a day before council voted to cap use of some residential accommodation at 90 days per year

Stephanie Convery

15, Dec, 2022 @4:47 AM

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‘A lot of money at stake’: investors irate as Byron council pushes to cap short-term rentals like Airbnb
Property owners say a council proposal to cap some accommodation at 90 days a year will ‘devastate the economy’ and won’t solve the housing problem

Susan Chenery

14, Dec, 2022 @3:30 AM

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Gove offers curbs on holiday lets in talks with Tory housing target rebels
Progress made with at least 60 MPs, says source, as levelling up secretary considers amendments to bill

Jessica Elgot

01, Dec, 2022 @6:05 PM

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To Airbnb or not to Airbnb: is it ethical to rent property to holidaymakers during a housing crisis?
It’s a question individual owners in Australia are asking themselves – but one that may be better directed to governments and corporates

Dwayne Grant

22, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Airbnb donates £1.25m to English Heritage to ‘boost heritage tourism’
Housing campaigner says rental giant’s donation is a ‘cultural greenwashing’ to offset their poor publicity over the housing crisis

Nazia Parveen

21, Oct, 2022 @1:08 PM

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I love our noisy, chilly seaside towns – which is why I'd stop anyone owning a second home there | Nell Frizzell
Towns need year-round residents if they are to thrive. Tourism alone can’t sustain bus services, libraries, chip shops and playgroups, writes Nell Frizzell

Nell Frizzell

19, Oct, 2022 @2:04 PM

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‘Nowhere for them to live’: the Devon families pushed out by Airbnb
From key workers to bar staff, parts of county increasingly off limits as landlords and investors cash in

Steven Morris

18, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Alarm over sharp rise in Airbnb listings in coastal areas of England and Wales
Housing campaigners say growth in holiday lets will turn seaside towns into ‘theme parks for the wealthy’

David Blood and Pamela Duncan

18, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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