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Airbnb warns of legal glitch with ‘heavy-handed’ rules

The company has intensified its lobbying efforts in recent months ahead of proposals to limit the use of its platform from July

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
26th May, 2019

Airbnb has warned that Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy’s plan to restrict homesharing in Dublin could be constitutionally challenged.

The company has intensified its lobbying efforts in recent months ahead of proposals to limit the use of its platform from July.

Under the rules, homeowners can rent their entire primary residence for up to 90 days annually and for two weeks at a time. Second properties on the platform must reapply for planning...

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