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# airbnb - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

FactFind: How have other countries regulated Airbnb and what happened when they did?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: How have other countries regulated Airbnb and what happened when they did?

Jul 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,104 Views 0 Comments

Cities have successfully passed laws restricting Airbnb but it hasn’t always led to more houses and lower rents

# airbnb - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Poll: Do you use Airbnb to book accommodation when you go on holidays?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use Airbnb to book accommodation when you go on holidays?

Jun 21st 2022, 9:58 AM 29,006 Views 36 Comments

The company has recently moved to counter accusations that its model is damaging the Irish rental market.

# airbnb - Monday 20 June, 2022

Airbnb call on government to create register of landlords to avoid unregistered hosts
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Airbnb call on government to create register of landlords to avoid unregistered hosts

Jun 20th 2022, 3:28 PM 14,094 Views 18 Comments

Controversy around the site’s effect on the rental market has been growing.

# airbnb - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ó Broin and O'Brien in war of words as Airbnb rejects recent claims about rental supply

Updated May 24th 2022, 5:53 PM 31,645 Views 26 Comments

A Sinn Féin bill this week would require online platforms to only advertise properties that are compliant.

# airbnb - Monday 23 May, 2022

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings
# Rentals
# Rentals

Housing minister to further restrict short-term house and apartment lettings

May 23rd 2022, 1:24 PM 21,192 Views 13 Comments

The minister said it is “not sustainable” to have “multiples of short terms lets versus long terms in all our major cities”.

# airbnb - Monday 2 May, 2022

More regulation of short-term lets on the way as charity says renters left with 'no options'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

More regulation of short-term lets on the way as charity says renters left with 'no options'

May 2nd 2022, 10:24 AM 25,325 Views 42 Comments

The Housing Minister at the weekend said the government is planning to take action in the coming weeks.

# airbnb - Friday 18 February, 2022

Airbnb profits from Xinjiang, Tibet listings
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Airbnb profits from Xinjiang, Tibet listings

Feb 18th 2022, 9:30 AM 2,928 Views 4 Comments

The company is one of the Olympics’ biggest backers with a reported $500 million sponsorship deal running until 2028.

# airbnb - Thursday 2 September, 2021

New short-term let regulations to be in place by next summer
# Rental Market
# Rental Market

New short-term let regulations to be in place by next summer

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:55 PM 20,988 Views 8 Comments

Property owners will not be able to advertise a short-term let unless they have received the required planning permission.

# airbnb - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
# Interview
# Interview

Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister

Dec 24th 2020, 6:30 PM 23,504 Views 31 Comments

Housing and tourism departments are in discussions about platform regulations.

# airbnb - Sunday 12 July, 2020

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister
# Interview
# Interview

State plans to buy up Airbnb properties, says Housing Minister

Jul 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 76,186 Views 101 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, the minister said his department is drawing up a detailed submission which will seek to acquire properties.

# airbnb - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb
# Safe Ireland
# Safe Ireland

Victims of domestic violence to be offered temporary and free accommodation by Airbnb

Jun 25th 2020, 7:40 AM 8,657 Views 13 Comments

Safe Ireland and Women’s Aid are partnering with Airbnb to help domestic violence survivors.

# airbnb - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff

May 5th 2020, 9:16 PM 32,735 Views 50 Comments

Several hundred people are employed by the company in Dublin.

# airbnb - Monday 18 November, 2019

Airbnb signs 'landmark' €453m deal with the Olympics
# Accommodation
From The42
# Accommodation

Airbnb signs 'landmark' €453m deal with the Olympics

Nov 18th 2019, 4:05 PM 8,412 Views 2 Comments

IOC President Thomas Bach says the partnership will bring the Games into ‘the digital age’.

# airbnb - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Airbnb to verify all listings on platform by end of 2020 following US house party shooting
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Airbnb to verify all listings on platform by end of 2020 following US house party shooting

Nov 7th 2019, 7:02 AM 11,104 Views 7 Comments

This comes after five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting at a rented Airbnb property in the US.

# airbnb - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Airbnb vows to ban 'party houses' in wake of Halloween shooting at rented US property

Nov 3rd 2019, 7:16 AM 20,738 Views 8 Comments

Five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda.

# airbnb - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council
# Housing
# Housing

Just 8 'change of use' planning applications submitted to Dublin City Council

Aug 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,616 Views 9 Comments

The council has received 140 exemption applications to the new rules since they came into play a month ago.

# airbnb - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Dublin City Council need to 'aggressively go after' properties breaching new short-term let laws

Aug 7th 2019, 6:10 AM 18,275 Views 35 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin says Minister Shane Ross does not hold responsibility for regulating Airbnb.

# airbnb - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Majority of revenue on Airbnb comes from rentals which will be hit by new laws

Jun 30th 2019, 10:00 PM 47,149 Views 85 Comments

Data scraped from site shows widespread use of ‘domestic’ units as short-term lets.

# airbnb - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'The chance of getting caught is very small': The uphill battle to police Ireland's new Airbnb rules
# Short-term Lets
# Short-term Lets

'The chance of getting caught is very small': The uphill battle to police Ireland's new Airbnb rules

Jun 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,432 Views 66 Comments

Councils are already struggling to crack down on many unauthorised short-term lets after fielding hundreds of complaints from locals.

# airbnb - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Poll: Should the introduction of new short-term letting laws to regulate Airbnb be postponed?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Should the introduction of new short-term letting laws to regulate Airbnb be postponed?

Apr 17th 2019, 9:38 AM 25,523 Views 88 Comments

New laws regulating companies such as Airbnb come into effect from 1 July.

Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws
# New Rules
# New Rules

Airbnb is urging hosts to contact politicians to ask for a 'grace period' in new laws

Apr 17th 2019, 12:05 AM 18,119 Views 70 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has asked politicians not to take heed to representations made to them calling for a delay.

# airbnb - Friday 12 April, 2019

Airbnb says new laws are 'unenforceable' but minister says locals know the short-term let on their street
# Short-term Let
# Short-term Let

Airbnb says new laws are 'unenforceable' but minister says locals know the short-term let on their street

Apr 12th 2019, 8:30 PM 32,983 Views 52 Comments

The minister said neighbours see the wheelie suitcases going in and out of properties at all hours.

# airbnb - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Radon testing, longer notice periods and Statewide rent pressure zone: TDs table changes to new rent laws
# Rent Legislation
# Rent Legislation

Radon testing, longer notice periods and Statewide rent pressure zone: TDs table changes to new rent laws

Apr 11th 2019, 7:15 AM 9,666 Views 32 Comments

The government also wants to increase the notice periods for tenants, as well as laying down new rules for short-term lets, such as AirBnb.

# airbnb - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements
# Israel
# Israel

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements

Apr 10th 2019, 9:05 PM 8,006 Views 24 Comments

The move came as a result of multiple lawsuits being filed by hosts against the company.

# airbnb - Friday 5 April, 2019

Airbnb apologises after family finds camera hidden in smoke alarm in Cork home
# Holidays
# Holidays

Airbnb apologises after family finds camera hidden in smoke alarm in Cork home

Apr 5th 2019, 6:02 PM 48,355 Views 40 Comments

The companysaid that its original handling of this incident did not meet its own standards.

# airbnb - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings
# West Bank
# West Bank

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 9:08 PM 17,676 Views 74 Comments

Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company.

# airbnb - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?
# Airbnb
# Airbnb

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?

Oct 25th 2018, 11:04 AM 69,263 Views 115 Comments

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

Poll: Do you book accommodation on platforms like Airbnb?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you book accommodation on platforms like Airbnb?

Oct 25th 2018, 8:54 AM 23,445 Views 50 Comments

New home-sharing regulations are set to kick in next year.

Tough new Airbnb laws will ban short-term lets by landlords and introduce 90-day cap
# Revealed
# Revealed

Tough new Airbnb laws will ban short-term lets by landlords and introduce 90-day cap

Oct 25th 2018, 12:01 AM 50,883 Views 155 Comments

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

# airbnb - Sunday 30 September, 2018

New Airbnb rules will return housing units back to long-term rentals
# Housing
# Housing

New Airbnb rules will return housing units back to long-term rentals

Sep 30th 2018, 1:00 PM 60,168 Views 79 Comments

Rental caps and a new licensing system are due to be announced next week.

# airbnb - Friday 7 September, 2018

New Airbnb regulations aim to get housing units back on the market quickly
# Short-term Lets
# Short-term Lets

New Airbnb regulations aim to get housing units back on the market quickly

Sep 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 35,929 Views 76 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy said Ireland’s new rules will be similar to those introduced in Toronto.

# airbnb - Sunday 19 August, 2018

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

AirBnb lobbied officials 49 times in two years on crackdown plan

Aug 19th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,601 Views 53 Comments

With Dublin rent now averaging €500 above the boomtime figure, pressure is mounting on Minister Eoghan Murphy to act.

# airbnb - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Airbnb accused of turning villages into 'holiday resorts' as it reveals 640,000 Irish summer visitors
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Airbnb accused of turning villages into 'holiday resorts' as it reveals 640,000 Irish summer visitors

Aug 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 31,799 Views 52 Comments

The company claims that Airbnb visitors will contribute €57 million to the Irish economy this summer.

# airbnb - Thursday 31 May, 2018

'The standards are questionable': B&Bs say cheaper Airbnb rivals may damage the sector
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

'The standards are questionable': B&Bs say cheaper Airbnb rivals may damage the sector

May 31st 2018, 1:52 PM 1,089 Views 2 Comments

Two in five operators say the site contributed to a drop in business so far this year.

# airbnb - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Ireland’s mooted Airbnb ‘licensing’ scheme would only be rolled out in Dublin

Apr 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 29,764 Views 34 Comments

If the government goes down the route of a licensing scheme, it would not mean a roll out of blanket rules across the country.

# airbnb - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

7 things that will only make sense if you're a devoted Airbnb user
# Airbnb Devotee
From The Daily Edge
# Airbnb Devotee

7 things that will only make sense if you're a devoted Airbnb user

Mar 21st 2018, 8:53 AM 3,750 Views 0 Comments

Bonus points if they leave beer for you.

# airbnb - Saturday 3 March, 2018

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas
# Rent
# Rent

'What used to be low-rent areas will stay high now': How Airbnb is 'worsening crisis' in some Dublin areas

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 38,553 Views 62 Comments

While certainly not the cause of the housing crisis, campaigners say legislation is needed to prevent it exacerbating the problem further.

# airbnb - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

The most lusted-after Airbnb in Ireland is an actual castle in Galway
# Airbnb
From The Daily Edge
# Airbnb

The most lusted-after Airbnb in Ireland is an actual castle in Galway

Dec 13th 2017, 8:26 AM 12,768 Views 0 Comments

Eh, wow.

# airbnb - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector
# Renting
# Renting

Councils to clamp down on Airbnb use due to potential 'negative impact' on rental sector

Oct 26th 2017, 3:25 PM 21,396 Views 59 Comments

A letter sent to local authorities states owners should not be allowed to rent their properties for more than five nights in a row.

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