June 04, 2019 - 5:13 pm
On Friday, a group of friends arrived in New York City for a weekend away together. They flew in from all across the U.S. and booked an Airbnb in Manhattan for the length of their stay. On the night of their arrival, however, a racist exchange with their Airbnb host left them reeling – and...
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January 16, 2019 - 8:07 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When her paychecks dried up because of the partial government shutdown, Cheryl Inzunza Blum sought out a side job that has become a popular option in the current economy: She rented out a room on Airbnb. Other government workers are driving for Uber, relying on word-of-mouth...
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December 11, 2018 - 1:41 pm
(KNX 1070) - After three-and-a-half years of debate, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approves regulations for short-term rentals through Airbnb and other home-sharing platforms. Council unanimously approves home-sharing ordinance. @KNX1070 — Claudia Peschiutta (@...
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June 13, 2018 - 2:56 pm
(KNX1070) - Airbnb has joined forces with the NAACP to try to coax people in other communities across Los Angeles to give home sharing a chance. For example, those who live in South L.A. While many people may want to stay at the beach, others may not want to or can’t afford to. Airbnb officials say...
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