Paris Is Suing Airbnb for Millions Over Allegedly Illegal Listings — Here’s What to Know If You Have a Booking

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a view of a city: Paris suing Airbnb.

The city of Paris is suing Airbnb for $14.2 million, citing 1,010 allegedly illegal listings.

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo made the announcement in an exclusive interview with French newspaper Le Journal du Dimancheover the weekend, saying renters were taking advantage of current regulations.

“I have nothing against Parisians who rent their home a few days a year to make some cash,” Hidalgo said, as translated by The Local. “The problem is those who own multiple properties who rent apartments all-year-round to tourists without declaring them, and the online platforms, which are accomplices, welcoming them.”

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