Stacked towels on a bed in an Airbnb.
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Antionette Lee
April 26, 2020 - 10:29 am
Airbnb hosts and other short-term rental owners are finding themselves in a bind because of the COVID-19 pandemic. An expert has offered some solutions. Read more here.
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Lucy the Elephant Airbnb
Rachel Kurland
February 27, 2020 - 2:08 pm
Margate’s Lucy the Elephant is Airbnb’s newest host. The Save Lucy Committee is giving people the chance to stay inside the 65-foot-tall national landmark. Read more here.
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AP News
December 05, 2019 - 11:31 am
Airbnb is taking more steps to crack down on parties and nuisance guests in the wake of a Halloween shooting at an Airbnb rental in a San Francisco suburb. Read more here.
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An apartment building.
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AP News
November 05, 2019 - 11:43 pm
Voters in a New Jersey city that's just a few minutes by train from the tourist sights of Manhattan approved restrictions Tuesday on Airbnb and other short-term rental companies. Read more here.
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Contra Costa County Sheriff deputies investigate a multiple shooting in Orinda, Ca., on Thursday. Four people were killed and four others wounded in a Halloween night party shooting at a large rental home in a wealthy San Francisco Bay Area community.
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AP News
November 02, 2019 - 1:48 pm
A woman who rented a San Francisco Bay Area home where five people were killed in a Halloween party shooting lied to her Airbnb host, saying she only needed a place to keep her family members away from wildfire smoke, according to people and a person with knowledge of the transaction.
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Highclere Castle
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September 17, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Highclere Castle, the British stately home better known to millions as Downton Abbey, is now listed on Airbnb. But don't start packing your evening wear just yet. Find out more here.
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Muhammad Ali's former Cherry Hill mansion is listed on Airbnb
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Mike DeNardo
September 10, 2019 - 4:14 pm
The Cherry Hill mansion, once owned by boxing legend Muhammad Ali, has become a popular Airbnb destination for private parties and fundraisers. But loud noise, traffic and trash prompted the township to consider a ban on rentals, like Airbnb, that are less than 30 days. Read more here.
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In Aug. 2, 2019, photo, Hadi Shakuur, CEO and founder of Muzbnb, a home-sharing site for Muslims, poses for a photograph in Washington.
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 12:09 pm
By See-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Every few months, social media lights up with a story or viral video about discrimination in home-sharing: A host kicks out a black guest or cancels a gay couple's booking or doesn't respond to a Muslim woman's inquiry. The dominant brands — Airbnb,
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David Madden
August 09, 2019 - 3:45 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Changes are on the horizon for New Jersey’s controversial tax on shore house rentals. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday that would limit the scope of rentals that are subject to the tax. The 11.6 percent tax, which went into effect last year, is similar to...
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This March 23, 2016, file photo, shows a sign at a Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va.
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April 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb. The world's biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website...
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