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Those Airbnb neighbors driving you crazy? Now you can do something about it

As it faces criticism for “Animal House-style” guests, Airbnb has created a new tool for neighbors who want to report noise or other problems with a nearby listing. The move is consistent with the company’s argument that it can and will help resolve complaints against it (such as hosts who don’t pay taxes), but some … Continue reading “Those Airbnb neighbors driving you crazy? Now you can do something about it”

As it faces criticism for “Animal House-style” guests, Airbnb has created a new tool for neighbors who want to report noise or other problems with a nearby listing. The move is consistent with the company’s argument that it can and will help resolve complaints against it (such as hosts who don’t pay taxes), but some argue that a reporting hotline will do little to relieve the burden on local law enforcement when a response is needed immediately or on-site.

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Sarah Kessler is a senior writer at Fast Company, where she writes about the on-demand/gig/sharing "economies" and the future of work.

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