Portland Oregon Has Plan to Charge Fines for airbnb Listings the Do Not Display Permit Numbers

Murmurs: Portland’s Policing Of Airbnb? Into Thin Air. From Willamette Week, February 25, 2015 An independent analysis of Airbnb’s Portland hosts reveals only 93 of 2,006 online rentals in the city show they have a city permit to operate legally. That’s just 4.6 percent. The city of Portland set a Feb. 20 deadline for Airbnb […]

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New York City Council Gets Earful about airbnb

Is Airbnb David or Goliath? Opponents and advocates of the short-term rental platform both say the service is disrupting the country’s biggest housing market: New York City. From The Atlantic, January 15, 2014 Tuesday morning, a merry troupe of New Yorkers⎯artists, working stiffs, freelancers, hipsters, and a few likely owners of multiple cats⎯gathered at city […]

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