That's Airbnb's problem. If they want to operate a rental agency then they need to find ways of doing so that are within the law, not just ignore laws that they find get in the way of making a profit.How will AirBnB determine if it is a party house or not?
Airbnb will be cracking down on unauthorized house parties, CEO Brian Chesky announced, after a shooting at a rental house party last week resulted in five people dead.edition.cnn.com
People rent out houses as regular party locations in residential areas. These parties attract scores, sometimes hundreds of people. There's no parking for the party guests, so they just park in places belonging to the local residents. Noise complaints get ignored because Airbnb just claim it isn't their responsibility, while the actual property owner can't be found because it's held through shell companies. Since the property owners or managers aren't on premises when there's a party to keep things in line, the police get called out to deal with rowdy guests who spill out onto the streets and create problems there, and the taxpayers get stuck with the bill while the property managers save on staff salaries.
It's a big problem but Airbnb weep and moan about how unfair it is when they get told to obey the same laws as everyone else.
I've got a great idea for a new "tech" business. I'll call it AirToxicWasteDump. I'll run a "service" where companies can book to dump their barrels of toxic waste at homes in residential neighbourhoods more cheaply than at licensed waste facilities. I'll take a rake off from each transaction, and the property "owners" can hide behind a maze of shell companies so that nobody can find them. When the property fills up and the barrels begin to leak, I can just say "nothing to do with me" and the