Debating Future of Airbnb in Fairfax County Supervisors are considering updating its zoning ordinance to allow short-term rentals (VA)

Right now, there are more than 300 rentals available in Fairfax County through Airbnb — all illegal.  Airbnb, which is a lodging reservation website, is just one company that gives its users the ability to list spare rooms, apartments or entire homes for strangers to book for an amount of time and fee of their choosing.  Referred to as short-term rentals, Airbnb and other companies, like Craigslist, HomeAway, FlipKey and more, are considered the hospitality industry’s segment of the sharing economy, a model where individuals directly borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.    Read the article…………….


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