Most of the complaints to the council since the beginning of 2017 are still being looked into, and less than a quarter of the properties are back under long-term leases.
Andy: We Need to Tackle Airbnb and Short-Term Lets
Ultimately, we need more public housing. But that shouldn’t stop the government regulating short-term lets in the meantime, writes UCD lecturer Andy Storey.
How Proactive Is the Council in Tackling Illegal Short-Term Lets?
One woman sent the council links to 20 properties on Airbnb but was told that the council couldn’t follow it up.
As Government Discusses, Dubliners Complain of Spread of Short-Term Lets
As government thinks about how best to regulate the conversion of apartments from homes into short-term holiday lets, companies continue their conversions.
Protest and Resistance in the Tourist City, Reviewed
This collection of 16 essays looks at how tourism has been impacting cities in Europe and beyond, and at how locals have been fighting these impacts.
Beyond AirBnb, Other Companies Are Using Homes for Holiday Lets
Even while there’s a shortage of housing for Dubliners, companies have converted residential apartment blocks in the city into holiday lets for tourists.
Council Report Tries to Spot Businesses among Airbnb Hosts
Dublin City Council and the Department of Housing are looking at further regulating Airbnb, amid concerns it could be contributing to the housing shortage.