Of the many businesses that comprise the ‘sharing economy’, Airbnb is perhaps the biggest success story. The third largest private company in the world now boasts more than 600,000 properties in 192 countries around the world, and has transformed thousands of homeowners into letters and tour guides - as well as putting no end of pressure on the hotel industry.
The road to success has featured a few bumps, however, and several of them have been in Paris - both the world’s most visited city and Airbnb’s most popular market. A raft of laws has sought to limit the number of rentals in the city, and make it more difficult for people to let in the long-term. But you can still rent out your Parisian property on Airbnb; you just have to be more careful about it. Here then is our guide to legally renting your property in Paris on Airbnb.