Paris Cracks Down on Pied-á-Terre Rentals

Paris Cracks Down on Pied-á-Terre Rentals

Aaron Able
Jul 7, 2010

Did you know that it is illegal to sublet an apartment in Paris for less than a year? The New York Times reports that the popular destination city is increasingly cracking down on illegal sublets since the French law passed in 2005 — the idea is to counterbalance the housing shortage in the city.

We've had many readers contribute their Parisian Homes but have you ever rented a short-term apartment in Paris? Have you noticed the rental landscape has changed in recent years? Share your own experiences in the comments and see the ins/outs and full story at The New York Times | To Address Its Housing Shortage, Paris Cracks Down on Pied-á-Terre Rentals.

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