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Paris steps up fines against homeowners over illegal rentals

Paris steps up fines against homeowners over illegal rentals

A city official said 111 fines had been issued for an average of around 12,000 against people improperly renting out a secondary residence.

Singapore men convicted over Airbnb rentals

Singapore men convicted over Airbnb rentals

Two Singaporean men pleaded guilty Tuesday to letting out apartments on Airbnb without official permission, the first such case in the city-state under new rules against short-term rentals.

Japanese regulators raid Airbnb over suspected antitrust practices

Japanese regulators raid Airbnb over suspected antitrust practices

Japanese fair trade regulators raided last month the offices of Airbnb Inc over suspected violations of antitrust laws, the home rental site said on Friday, denying any wrongdoing.

Qatar looks to Airbnb to house fans in 2022

Qatar looks to Airbnb to house fans in 2022

Qatar World Cup organisers say they are considering using Airbnb to house some of the visiting football fans during the World Cup finals in 2022.