Landlord gets wise to tenant, stops his Airbnb rentals and starts its own
The ironica flip side to this story is that the landlord is likely breaking local laws himself by using Airbnb to find short-term tenants in units zoned for residential.
Excerpt from Fast Company
Yesterday, Brooklynite Chris Dannen told the tale of how he made $20,000 from renting his spare rooms out on accommodations marketplace Airbnb–that is, before his landlord hit him with a restraining order. His landlord, meanwhile, having realized the potential of Airbnb, has already started renting out multiple apartments on the service, treating his real estate more like a hotel than a residency. Now the matter is headed to court.