Airbnb Takes Over Tel Aviv, and the Locals Are Restless

The city has one of the world’s highest penetration rates for the short-term rental service, which in turn contributes to a housing shortage and rising rents, with officials determined to rein it in

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West Bank settlers have resented Airbnb’s decision in November to bar listings from the settlements. By contrast, in Tel Aviv the online short-term rental service is booming, but the city officials there and...