Starting today, if you have a complaint against a neighbor who is renting out their home on Airbnb, you can complain to Airbnb about any issues that you might have.
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"Neighbors can submit information without having their name disclosed to a host or allow our team to pass along their contact information so the host can follow up with them directly," the company said today in a blog post. "Once a neighbor submits feedback, we will send a confirmation email, along with a case number."
The Neighbor tool isn't the same thing as filing a complaint with the city. For more immediate action, your best bet is getting in touch with the relevant local authorities. In San Francisco, for example, you should get in touch with the Office of Short-Term Rentals.
In its Neighbor announcement post, Airbnb stressed that it pledges to "treat each case seriously.
"Hosting is a big responsibility and those who repeatedly fail to meet our standards and expectations will be subject to suspension or removal from the Airbnb community."
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