Post by High Priestess on Feb 13, 2017 16:01:53 GMT
London has rules that limit those renting whole places to only 90 days rental per year of short term rentals. Airbnb recently got involved to help enforce those rules. But according to this article, some property owners already have plans for how to get around the rules:
But commercial landlords operating on Airbnb told BBC London the 90-day limit would have no effect. One, who has three homes listed on the site but did not want to be named, said: "I'll just carry on as before. When the 90 day rule comes up, I'll re-register the homes I have so it looks like they're different homes... a few metres away. "I know many other landlords planning to do the same thing." Another, Bulent Boytorun, who rents four homes on Airbnb, said he may move his business to alternative home-sharing platforms
James McClure said Airbnb considered its impact on the rental market to be negligible.