Airbnb and Expedia Group’s Vrbo announce partnership to address “party houses”

Airbnb and Vrbo, an Expedia Group company, today announced a partnership to develop the Community Integrity Program, an industry collaboration to address community safety by sharing important information on listings and strengthening action on the community threat posed by repeat “party house” offenders. Both companies have worked separately to address the challenge of disruptive party houses that are repeatedly reported. Vrbo’s Stay Neighborly and Airbnb’s Neighborhood Support Line allows community leaders, neighbors and hosts to elevate issues. However, the […]

Airbnb Initiates Party House Crackdown in Texas, Takes Action Against 80+ Listings for Violations

TEXAS – Airbnb today announced a crackdown on party houses throughout Texas. As a part of this effort, over 80 listings across the state that have received complaints or otherwise violated our policies on parties and events have been suspended or removed from the Airbnb platform.  This follows Airbnb’s policy change to ban parties at Airbnb listings globally until further notice. The vast majority of hosts in Texas contribute positively to their neighborhoods and economy, and they […]