Billboard reports that should have been an uneventful stay for Donisha Prendergast, the eldest grandchild of Bob and Rita Marley, in the suburban community of Rialto, California, instead became an unexpected news story that has unfolded under increasingly familiar circumstances. Continue Reading →
The Real Deal reports that active Airbnb listings are up slightly since NY City Hall started handing out fines in February 2017 for illegal listings. And areas like Harlem and Bushwick, where affordable housing is in short supply, are seeing a marked increase. Continue Reading →
Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement and letter to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky following the company’s announcement of local-led tours through the Harlem neighborhood. Continue Reading →
Ah, the weekend… Time to sit back, blare that favorite record, and pour yourself a glass of wine. Right? But wait, there are so many other things to worry about… Continue Reading →
CN Travel reports that Airbnb continues to outdo itself. In the past, the home-sharing site has allowed travelers to rent a castle, stay in Van Gogh’s bedroom, spend a night in Paris catacombs, and sleep with sharks. Continue Reading →
On Friday, October 30 the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings held a hearing on a package of legislative proposals aimed at strengthening New York City’s enforcement against illegal hotels. Continue Reading →
Airbnb isn’t all bad. Actually, when the site is used as it was intended, it can be pretty cool. Case in point, an artist collective in East Harlem is utilizing the site to rent out two rooms in its five-bedroom apartment and uses a portion of the proceeds to fund free art workshops for area residents, DNAinfo reports.