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Airbnb plans register to help councils regulate short-term lets

1 month ago   |   By The Big Issue

The short-term lets platform has been accused of driving up rents in cities , reducing the housing supply and heightening inequality - but from today, Airbnb representatives say they will travel the UK meeting with policymakers and communities to figure out how they can “be good partners to cities”.
Councils currently do not know who in the area has listed their property on Airbnb. But following pressure put on the company by UK officials , the company is getting out ahead of the issue by considering a short-term lets registration system that could make it easier for local authorities to...
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