The one is the real estate market from foreign tsunami, It seems to have given the kiss of life to half-dead real estate market. On the other is the "explosion" of Airbnb type leases, which inter alia has caused ……distortions in prices and rents intensify the housing problem not only in Athens but also in many cities of the Region.
The state reaction so far is at least awkward, although the phenomenon had made his appearance much earlier in other European countries and cities, thus providing valuable lessons for how a clever idea, can be converted to unaccountable enterprise. So, while other cities eg. Barcelona or Paris and other countries adapt their legal frameworks or to court, the Greek authorities are still trying to implement the provisions on short-term leases, which are strictly tax, commonly do not take into account other aspects of the problem.
And like this, under the pressure of the land agents, owners who feel besieged in their homes by foreign visitors hordes, but also households either are unable to find housing they will either have to pay outrageously high rents to compete with easy profit Airbnb, He has tentatively begun- tentative discussion within the ministries and large municipalities, how they could put restrictions, without discouraging those who want to invest in the Greek property market.
The case of Glasgow He came to rock the boat, giving a new perspective on how they perceive the "outside" the specificity of Airbnb. This, which decided the city City Council and as it seems they will emulate and Edinburgh, it is very simple henceforth prohibited hiring whole apartment, located in residential blocks with common entrance, briefly. So, their owners would have the right to lease only one room of the apartment or otherwise should be changed to use the property. The main reasons for the decision was that the other apartment owners on the one hand could not know who their roommates secondly and more importantly that foreigners were using public but private areas of buildings.