Tag Archives: Airbnb

Rather Than Innovate, Sue Them

Inside the Hotel Industry‚Äôs Plan to Combat Airbnb: Last year, Airbnb underwent a rough regulatory patch. The short-term rental company became a Federal Trade Commission target last summer after three senators asked for an investigation into how companies like Airbnb affect soaring housing costs. In October, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York signed a […]

This is What the “Sharing Economy” Looks Like

The Verge took a look at Airbnb’s data in light of the New York attorney general’s beef with them: But a review of the data by The Verge found that Airbnb’s numbers, covering November of 2014 through November 1st of 2015, largely confirmed the attorney general’s accusations. A small number of hosts renting out multiple […]