Since the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy introduced planning guidance and the notion that home sharers might face impending rules, concerned hosts across Dublin and Ireland have continued sharing their stories with us. The majority of hosts across Ireland want clear, fair home sharing rules and are opposed to complex, heavy-handed regulation. At the moment, the planning guidance has not been clear and has left many hosts concerned about their future.
Airbnb has worked with local authorities to propose fair and clear regulation that work for local communities, councils and hosts and will continue to advocate on behalf of hosts. Airbnb has illustrated the far-reaching positive impact that hosts across the country have provided in the recent Insights Report.
As evidenced by the stories below, home sharing provides a great avenue for hosts across Dublin and Ireland to serve as ambassadors to their local neighbourhoods, and provide much-needed income to help support families with real need. Read through some of their stories below: