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Airbnb is suing the city over new data-collection law
August 24, 2018 02:12PM
Airbnb sued the city Friday, challenging the law Mayor Bill de Blasio signed earlier this month that requires the home-sharing company to hand over...
Airbnb’s new concept offers olive branch to landlords, property managers while riling up residents
August 18, 2018 11:00AM
Airbnb is getting into multifamily rentals, though controversy continues to dog the tech company. The short-term rental giant has quietly laid the groundwork to...
Airbnb calls the de Blasio administration’s lawsuit a “fishing expedition”
July 30, 2018 09:00AM
Airbnb claims the de Blasio administration is going on a “fishing expedition” as it requests info on thousands of the home-sharing website’s users in...
Half way between an Airbnb and hotel, meet the boutique apart-hotel
July 28, 2018 05:44PM
A new cadre of hoteliers are championing the concept of apart-hotels, properties set up for longer-term stays, and they credit Airbnb with helping them see...
Airbnb complaints reach record high
July 19, 2018 01:30PM
Airbnb complaints saw a 152 percent year-over-year increase, according to this week’s market reports. The short-term rental provider has been battling the City Council,...
Here’s what’s behind Airbnb’s latest tactic in City Council showdown
July 18, 2018 02:00PM
When the New York City Council votes today to force Airbnb to disclose information on every one of its New York City listings or...
Small-time Airbnb hosts getting hit hard by de Blasio administration
July 11, 2018 10:57AM
New York City is hovering the microscope over homeowners leasing short-term rentals, even targeting one- and two-family homes. After new laws were introduced in...
Bill allowing some Airbnb activity fails to get City Council support
July 09, 2018 12:55PM
A compromise bill that would legalize some Airbnb activity is facing an uphill battle with the City Council. Council Member Robert Cornegy’s bill has...
National Cheat Sheet: JLL plans $3B stock offering … & more
July 06, 2018 01:05PM
JLL plans $3B stock offering for one of its REITs Jones Lang LaSalle hopes to raise up to $3 billion for one of its...
Airbnb to IPO by late 2020
June 28, 2018 04:45PM
Airbnb, privately valued at $31 billion, is planning to debut on Wall Street by late 2020. Company CEO Brian Chesky told employees Thursday that...
City Council members accepted thousands of dollars from hotel union ahead of Airbnb bill vote: report
June 25, 2018 07:00AM
A new report released by Airbnb shows that City Council members who backed legislation to regulate the home-sharing service and others like it accepted...
City Council bill regulating Airbnb has enough support to pass
June 07, 2018 08:35AM
A City Council bill intended to rein in Airbnb already has enough support to pass. Thirty-one Council members signed on the legislation, five more...
Clergy members say anti-Airbnb group used their names in letter without permission
June 01, 2018 05:50PM
Three black clergy members whose names appeared on a letter accusing Airbnb of “exploiting” people of color say their signatures were included without their...
Airbnb’s Josh Meltzer on REBNY, the hotel industry and housing affordability
May 23, 2018 07:00AM
New York City’s short-term rental war is at full swing, and Josh Meltzer is right in the middle of it. Last week, news broke...
City Council plotting Airbnb crackdown
May 15, 2018 10:30AM
The New York City Council is at work on a new bill that would be the biggest crackdown yet on Airbnb. Councilmembers are writing...
Rent-stabilized Tribeca artist ordered to pay highest Airbnb rental fine ever
May 11, 2018 08:30AM
A judge has ordered artist Eileen Hickey to leave her apartment in Tribeca and pay a fine of $185,000 for illegally listing it on Airbnb....
Comptroller’s report blaming Airbnb for higher rents is wrong, unpaid for: data provider
May 06, 2018 06:52PM
The backlash against New York City comptroller Scott Stringer came swiftly. First, predictably, from Airbnb, but then independent data provider AirDNA, which tracks the...
Airbnb cost NYC renters $600M-plus: report
May 03, 2018 12:05PM
Airbnb has cost renters in New York City $616 million. A new report from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer detailing the website’s effect...
Homesharing is growing in China amid millions of vacant homes
April 22, 2018 01:00PM
Homesharing in China on sites like Airbnb and Tujia is on the rise as the country amid an increasing number of vacant homes. Rising...
Rent on, man: How Coachella Valley homeowners capitalize on festival season
April 20, 2018 02:30PM
This year, it was estimated that roughly 125,000 people would show up to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival during the weekends of...
The city is suing these lenders over “zombie homes”
Hudson Companies planning 152-unit project for Cypress Hills
Netflix streaming into Flatiron District
Housing investment startup EasyKnock raises $3.5M in seed funding
Aby Rosen’s RFR refinances two 45th Street buildings for $200M
August 2018 issue
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