When Airbnb goes wrong: Cancellations and covert listings (Marketplace)

When Airbnb goes wrong: Cancellations and covert listings (Marketplace)
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We investigate some of the most common complaints about the world’s largest home sharing platform. From last minute cancellations, to concerns over community, and the lengths one condo board is going to keep short-term renters from moving in next door. We also go undercover to check out “covert” Airbnbs. What happens when you book a stay only to be asked to lie and sneak around in a building where Airbnb is not welcome? Plus, we start asking Airbnb about one Albertan who was out $6,000 after a last minute cancellation, and he gets a full refund.

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