As the capital enforces its new 90-night limit for hosts, Airbnb will miss out on more than $400m of bookings in London this year.

Across the world, authorities in many cities have complained that Airbnb turns a blind eye to rule-violators while reducing the supply of long-term rentals and disturbing the peace of residential buildings.

According to the collected by AllTheRooms, nearly half of the nights booked on Airbnb in London in 2016 would have been jeopardised by the 90-day limit, meaning Airbnb’s bookings this year could be a third lower than they would have been. Airbnb has disputed the findings, saying that more travellers would shift to other Airbnb rooms.

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