Paris cracks down on Airbnb renters with harsher fines

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In the first half of 2017, Parisians renting property to toùrists for more than the maximùm of 120 days – many of them ùsing Airbnb – were fined a total €615,000, compared to €45,000 for the same period in 2016, Le Parisien newspaper reported on Friday.
Officers from the city’s Housing and Planning Department (DLH) penalised 31 property owners who had broken the law in the first six months of 2017. Not only had the proprietors gone over the 120 day renting cap, they also failed to declare their rentals to the Paris authorities.