Amsterdam Passes airbnb Friendly Laws

Amsterdam offcially approves new Airbnb-friendly laws

From CNET, February 14, 2014

Airbnb celebrated a win in Amsterdam on Thursday after the city approved new laws that allow for peer-to-peer rentals of residential property.

The Amsterdam City Council created a new category with Airbnb in mind. The new “private rental” designation allows residents to rent their homes for limited periods of time. Otherwise, all things remain as expected. Hosts will still have to pay income and tourist taxes, and make sure their guests don’t draw complaints from neighbors. … “