Ahead of a peak year for tourists, Japan's new laws are closing down BnBs and pushing up costs of short-term lets.The "minpaku" property letting laws came into effect on June 15 with the aim of regulating homeowners looking to make... " />

Japan’s minpaku laws axe 50,000 Airbnbs ahead of Olympics and Rugby World Cup

Ahead of a peak year for tourists, Japan’s new laws are closing down BnBs and pushing up costs of short-term lets.The “minpaku” property letting laws came into effect on June 15 with the aim of regulating homeowners looking to make…