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Apartment owner powerless after discovering tenant was illegally renting home on Airbnb – Domain. Nocookies. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. This appears to be a defect in the browser which should be addressed soon. The simplest approach to avoid this problem is to continue to use the Facebook app but not use the in-app browser. This can be done through the following steps: Open the settings menu by clicking the hamburger menu in the top rightChoose “App Settings” from the menuTurn on the option “Links Open Externally” (This will use the device’s default browser) Windows Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 9 Open the Internet BrowserClick Tools (or “gear” icon at top right hand corner) > Internet Options > Privacy > AdvancedCheck Override automatic cookie handlingFor First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click AcceptClick OK and OK Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 10, 11 Enabling Cookies in Firefox.

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To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. Nocookies. How-airbnb-could-drive-up-melbourne-rental-costs-600-per-cent-booking-jump-in-two-years. OxUni students researching the impact of AirBnB on the rental sector. – Oxford Fair Housing. Strata and hotelier communities furious as holiday let report sweeps away Airbnb restrictions – Domain. Home-sharers, opportunist apartment owners and lobbyists of online holiday rental agencies are the clear winners in the report into holiday rental legislation to be tabled in the NSW parliament today.

Strata and hotelier communities furious as holiday let report sweeps away Airbnb restrictions – Domain

On the other side, the obvious losers are strata residents who don’t want short-stay lets in their blocks, established hotels, the state’s 500 or so registered bed and breakfast operators, and residential tenants competing for properties owned by short-stay hosts who can make three times as much in rent from holiday lets. And there is a growing threat of direct disruptive action in strata schemes if any new legislation removes the ability of a majority of owners to reject having holiday lets in residential buildings.

NSW’s proposed laws would mean that unit owners may not be able to ban short-term letting in their buildings. Airbnb to get green light in NSW, report says. Activists say Airbnb drives up rents. But is that actually true? L.A. needs to find out. The city of Los Angeles is considering an ordinance that would force thousands of small businesses to close their doors.

Activists say Airbnb drives up rents. But is that actually true? L.A. needs to find out

These businesses currently provide a valuable service to customers and much-needed income to their owners. The ordinance I have in mind is the one targeting Airbnb rentals. Hosts could offer only one unit for at most 90 days per year, with draconian financial penalties for violations. Since many hosts currently offer multiple units, each for 365 days per year, the ordinance would radically shrink the city's Airbnb market. And since the city has the right to collect taxes on the income Airbnb hosts earn, the ordinance would also severely limit a potentially important source of revenue. Airbnb critics slam allowance of ‘rooms of doom’ How Airbnb is reshaping our cities. Infrastructure in our cities – let’s call it the hardware – remains much the same as ever, but the software – the way we use it – is transforming rapidly.

How Airbnb is reshaping our cities

One piece of that software, Airbnb, is dramatically reshaping the world’s cities. The digital platform allows citizens to find and rent short-term accommodation from other citizens. Airbnb has the potential to rupture the traditional spatial relationship between tourist and local, making our cities more vibrant and diverse places to live in and to visit. The question is: what opportunities and dangers does the platform present? What are the implications of repurposing existing residential infrastructure for short-term accommodation? Lessons from an early adopter. How Airbnb is reshaping our cities. The Bedroom Boom - Airbnb and London. 'Sharing is caring' but is this the case with the rise of the sharing economy?

The Bedroom Boom - Airbnb and London

Airbnb is a key facet of the sharing economy and is growing significantly worldwide. There are now more than 42,000 listings in London alone. This research builds upon the previous RLA report 'The Rental Revolution: What the Sharing Economy is doing to the PRS? ' and sets out to explore the explosive growth in Airbnb listings. In our first report, we identified that 64% of entire home/apartment listings were available for more than 90 nights per year with an estimated annual revenue of £144,227,328. This research investigates the growth in the usage of Airbnb between February 2016 and June 2016.

It is argued that this is removing a significant amount of housing supply, restricting the amount of properties available to families and workers, and potentially pushing up rents. Download our full research report below for all of the findings and conclusions: Airbnb tenants reportedly trash Sydney unit and leave crack pipe behind. A Sydney woman's apartment has reportedly been trashed and robbed by tenants.

Airbnb tenants reportedly trash Sydney unit and leave crack pipe behind

(Getty) A Sydney woman’s apartment has reportedly been trashed and ransacked by Airbnb guests who told her they had a sick child in hospital. New way for renters to ‘try before you buy’ Web portal Rent.com.au has joined forces with Airbnb, partnering to encourage renters to ‘try before you buy’ by test driving a new neighborhood before signing a rental lease.

New way for renters to ‘try before you buy’

With a growing number of Australians opting to rent as a conscious lifestyle choice, Rent.com.au and Airbnb have signed an agreement that would allow renter the ability to book apartments, houses, private and shared rooms, and unique accommodation options for a short period, before committing to an area for a long-term lease. With more than seven million Australian renting their homes, many will ask themselves, ‘Can I really see myself living here?’ Before signing a lease. “We love the idea of people ‘test driving’ their new community,” said Rent.com.au CEO Greg Bader. “We can all look at the photos and descriptions on our website and that gives us a good idea of the property we are moving into, but it doesn’t really paint the full picture of a new community.

Unit blocks forced to take Airbnb lets under proposed laws. Apartment buildings in NSW could be forced to accept short-term lets – including every weekend – under proposals being formulated by a parliamentary inquiry.

Unit blocks forced to take Airbnb lets under proposed laws

And protections for owners who don’t want holiday lets, which have become hugely popular through online agencies such as Airbnb and Stayz , were “blown out of the water” by City of Sydney’s submissions, according to a committee insider. City of Sydney’s proposals would allow complete homes, including apartments, to be let for a specified number of days a year before they had to apply for a “change of use” planning approval.

The proposed laws would mean that unit owners may not be able to ban short-term letting in their buildings. Photo: Steven Siewert One figure being seriously considered is 100 days a year. ‘Game-changing’ Airbnb partnership to benefit private landlords. Airbnb has strengthened its hold on the rental market by partnering with a major rental listings portal, enabling renters to try an area before they commit to renting there.

‘Game-changing’ Airbnb partnership to benefit private landlords

The deal between Airbnb and Rent.com.au allows renters to “try before they buy” and “test drive a new neighbourhood before signing a rental lease”. Under the agreement, more than seven million renters can now book apartments, houses and private and shared rooms with a few clicks on the Rent.com.au website. Rent.com.au CEO Greg Bader said the idea is for people to “test drive their new community”. “We can all look at the photos and descriptions on our website and that gives us a good idea of the property we are moving into, but it doesn’t really paint the full picture of a new community,” Mr Bader said.

Rent.com.au Ltd partners with Airbnb for renters to try out properties. Rent.com.au Ltdwww.rent.com.au/ Rent.com.au Ltd (ASX:RNT) operates an Australian property rental focussed web portal.

Rent.com.au Ltd partners with Airbnb for renters to try out properties