French Couple Suing After Airbnb Copied Their Interior Design

Airbnb designs its office space to look like real-life Airbnb hosts’ homes, which is kind of weird when you think about it.

The Gig Economy Has A Body Count

Couldn’t a billion-dollar company do more to ascertain that guests who check in at one of its properties also, ultimately, check out?

Airbnb Spends $8 Million to Defeat Proposition F

Airbnb, which earns money every time a host rents a property, has the funds and the leverage to make sure it can keep taking its share.

I Am Addicted to Airbnb (Money)

In 2015, I raised the rate to $600 per night with a three-night minimum. It’s already booked at that rate for 2016.

Airbnb Apologizes For Ads Implying San Francisco Can’t Manage Its Finances

Airbnb has begrudgingly started paying hotel tax in San Francisco, and the company decided to celebrate by creating an ad campaign to tell the city where it can stick its money.

Living Next Door to a House Party That Never Ends

Residents are worried that living next to an Airbnb party house will lower their property values.

What We’re Reading: Comrade Sanders; Is Uber The Man?; Pell Grants & Prisoners

Bernie Sanders comes off as a cantankerous old socialist in this interview, a really smart one, and I’ve kind of developed a crush on him, help.

Promo Codes Are The New Credit Card Points

It used to be that your status as a savvy shopper was predicated on whether you knew best how to wrangle every last mile, point, and freebie out of your credit cards. Now we’ve moved on to a more 21st century metric: how much you can make from promo codes.

Airbnb: Bad For New York, Great For Me

I guess like most things in this new disrupted world of ours, I think Airbnb is bad for New York, but when family is in town and needs a place to stay, that’s exactly where I send them. On her last visit, my mom stayed in a place one block from us for $60/night.

AirBnb Ruined Our Lives and Turned Us Into Entitled City Dwellers

If you live in New York, you’ve probably seen the subway ads for AirBnb. They display hosts who have made serious money through the tech company—the king of the “sharing economy.” AirBnb has recently won significant legal battle by proving its own legality. It was ruled that AirBnb hosts who live in the apartment or house they are renting out are within the boundaries of the law. Well, that’s us. We’re legal. And yet, if I’m honest with myself, AirBnb has basically ruined my life. And it can ruin yours, too.