North Jersey Towns Move To Ban Airbnb, Other Short Term RentalsShort term room rentals are big business in the New York area, but towns in northern New Jersey are moving to ban the rentals and homeowners could face fines.
The Airbnb Of Cars Is Here, Allowing Owners To Rent Out Their VehiclesThe new app used in Chicago and Evanston is called Getaround.
Dream NYC Vacation Spoiled By Nightmare Airbnb RentalThe three women, who did not want to be named, used Airbnb to book what they thought would be the perfect apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Airbnb Rentals In New York Could Now Face $1,000 FineOn Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a measure authorizing fines of up to $1,000 for many short-term rentals.
Lawmakers Call For Banning Airbnb From Listing Illegal HousingA report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in dining areas and listings for up to 32 people.
Airbnb Apologizes For Racism Complaints, Outlines Policy ChangesAirbnb on Thursday apologized for its slow response to accusations of racism and outlined new policies to combat the problem, including reducing the prominence of photos in the booking process.
Chelsea Residents Worry That Airbnb Lock Boxes Are Putting Their Homes At RiskLockboxes illegally scattered around Chelsea have residents worried for their own security at home, but what - and who - are they for?
Proposed N.Y. State Law Would Crack Down On Illegal Airbnb RentalsA new report issued Monday claims that 55 percent of unique Airbnb listings in New York City are for an entire apartment or home and likely violate state law.
Public Advocate Claims Airbnb Enables Racial Discrimination Against Guests, HostsThe New York City Public Advocate’s office claimed Thursday that evidence suggests Airbnb is allowing for discrimination against both hosts and guests.
New York City Council Members Cracking Down On Illegal Airbnb Activity City council members are working on their next step after a surprising study on Airbnb.
5 Non-Traditional Holiday Vacation IdeasFive recommendations for getting away on a nontraditional holiday vacation
Airbnb Defends Hosts Amid Complaints From New York City CouncilmembersAirbnb shared all sorts of data about its users in New York on Tuesday, amid complaints about how the site is used by some hosts.