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Do remember that short-term property lets are not a new phenomenon. Organisations like AirBnB have recently grown which has made the issues concerning short-term lets a new focus.
AirBnB has become the shorthand reference to these particular types of let. It is referred to in this context in respect of the article. To give you any idea of the impact of AirBnB. It was launched in August 2008. It has over 60 million users, is used in over 57,000 cities for 2.3 million listings with 500,000 stays per night and has 640,000 hosts.
As such it is a worldwide phenomenon and not just something which is to be considered by jurisdiction.
Examples of how other jurisdictions have dealt with issues are set out below:
The contents of the white paper, covers: