Published in today’s Echo Net Daily is the following letter:  

‘Silence stokes fears’, Doug Luke, VOHL

“More than one month ago Victims of Holiday Letting (VOHL) made a written query to NSW Planning Minister, Mr Rob Stokes.

An extract: ‘It has been more tha...

Despite Schoolies being urged to stay away from Byron Bay and other NSW North Coast areas, local residents report that most illegal short-term rentals are already fully booked for the annual ‘end-of-year-rage’.  One new listing featured this week by Byro...

As part of her 2020 re-election campaign, and in line with her post-COVID recovery plans, Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo announced that she intends to hold a referendum on Airbnb and other short-term rental operators.  Hidalgo’s aim is to see some 30,000 homes returned to...

Four days ago, on the forecourt of the Sydney Opera House, NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance, Centre for Maritime Safety Executive Director Bernard Carlon and NSW Police Marine Area Command Commander Acting Superintendent Joe McNulty, handed out a Media Release p...

Dozens of affordable housing groups and community organisations that have long accused Airbnb of exacerbating housing shortages are taking their grievances to U.S. financial regulators just as the short-term rental giant prepares to go public.

In a letter to the U.S. Se...

The San Francisco Tenants Union is one part of the ShareBetterSF coalition, which advocates for sensible regulation of short-term rentals. They are asking – especially during a pandemic and while knowingly facilitating illegal rentals of housing around the globe and wh...

The worst fears of residents in a Brisbane apartment building have come to fruition.  Despite their objections to an application from certain amongst them to Brisbane City Council that units in their Dock Street residential building be permitted to operate as short-ter...

In the last week we reported that Airbnb had previously been paying someone to act as a so-called Chief Ethics Officer – however he has quit the organisation.  It now transpires that Airbnb’s Vice President of Trust, in charge of fraud prevention pl...

We learned via a Media article today that Airbnb had been paying someone to act as an ethics officer.  He’s yet another of Airbnb’s execs that has of late ‘jumped ship’.  Ethics and Airbnb - difficult to comprehend, given that Airbnb is synonymous with the piercing obj...

‘Almost as Byron as Byron.’  So says the headline in the Travel section of Mamamia, which bills itself as “Australia’s largest independent women’s media group”.  Mamamia ‘Head of Content’ Holly Wainwright and family enjoyed a “courtesy” visit t...

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