Form BBC News, December 26, 2014
Under French law you can rent out your flat for short periods to holiday-makers – as long as it is your primary residence.
But City Hall in Paris believes that as many as two-thirds of properties being rented on very short lets are not primary residences.
They are flats that are being used solely for making money via year-round holiday lets, the authorities say. And in the vast majority of cases their owners are flouting the law.