Airbnb UK threatened with legal proceedings by HMRC

Airbnb UK has received a warning from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) that legal proceedings could be initiated against the company over "tax laws or regulations impacting the company's business".

Published 23 October 2019

Airbnb landlords in Edinburgh abandon short-term lettings due to impending restrictions

An increasing amount of Airbnb owners are moving away from short-term letting in favour of traditional residential letting as the sector anticipates heightened regulations.

Published 26 September 2019

Edinburgh Airbnb host banned

An Edinburgh woman renting her flat on Airbnb has been ordered to stop following noise complaints.

Published 2 September 2019

One in ten Edinburgh city centre properties listed on Airbnb

One in ten properties in Edinburgh city centre are listed on Airbnb, according to a new investigation.

Published 7 August 2019

UK: Airbnb host evicted and fined for letting council flat

A council tenant has been evicted and ordered to pay more than £100,000 for illegally subletting his council flat in London as a holiday home through Airbnb.

Published 30 July 2019

Trade body for self-catering sector backs limits on short-term rental properties

The Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers (ASSC) has called for local authorities to be allowed to limit the number of short-term rental properties in rent pressure zones.

Published 19 February 2019

Airbnb plans to impose 90-day restriction on lets in Edinburgh

Short term letting company Airbnb is planning to restrict Edinburgh landlords using its platform from renting out flats for longer than 90 days a year as part of a series of proposals which aim to find a balance between serving tourists and residents in the Scottish capital.

Published 19 January 2018