Barcelona raises maximum fine for illegal home rental to 600,000 euros
Mon, Jul 04, 2016 - 5:50 AM
Airbnb insists it provides a useful service - helping visitors find affordable lodgings while enabling homeowners to supplement their income.
BARCELONA city hall on Tuesday announced a 20-fold hike, to 600,000 euros (S$900,000), in the maximum fine that can be levied against home rental sites such as Airbnb if they promote illegal accommodation.
Under a 2012 regional law, any apartment rented to visitors in...