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Airbnb Gets Green Light in Japan With Home-Sharing Law's Passage www.bloomberg.com

posted by  banzaitokyo | 6 months ago in Science & Technology

Airbnb Inc. will now be able to operate in Japan without the risk of running into regulatory hurdles after the government passed a law that sets out rules for home sharing.

Japan’s upper house passed a legislative bill on Friday that lets private homes rent out space to paying guests, while limiting total stays to 180 nights a year. The law requires providers of such accommodation to register with local governments and lets local authorities impose their own restrictions.


0 | #13032 by  BarbaraEbara | 6 months ago
So this means anyone who has an extra bedroom can rent it out to someone else? This is almost like running your own B&B and I think it is a great option for people to take in extra income too. I like this a lot actually. I think it would be better than staying somewhere that charges a lot more.
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