A mysterious lady who hawked dilapidated vans as adventurous Airbnbs has been kicked to the curb.
The Airbnb host generally known as “Nancy,” has been deleted from the corporate’s on-line listings after cops final week seized seven vans authorities stated had been used for a minimum of two years as cut-rate Airbnb leases.
“We do not tolerate this behavior, and Airbnb prohibits stays to be listed on public lands. Both the Host and listings in question have been banned from the Airbnb platform,” an Airbnb spokesman stated.
The spokesman didn’t give specifics about “Nancy,” or deal with how the corporate issued her a verified checkmark, which is required to make use of Airbnb as a number or a visitor within the U.S.
In a sequence of since-removed posts on the app, the vans had been touted as a cool method for vacationers to take a chew out of the Big Apple on a budget for underneath $100 an evening.
An observant site visitors enforcement agent seen one thing off in regards to the autos — 5 of which had been parked within the East Village — whose registration and N.J. plates had been lengthy expired, some going way back to 2000, sources stated.