Airbnb Rental Home Shut Down for Lack of Business License

No license, no business: Homeowner had no clue he needed a business license to legally rent out his property. And now, he's facing the consequences.

West, who owns a three-bedroom home on Spradley Drive in the Country Club neighborhood, said he was unaware of any zoning issues or the need to get a business license when he began renting his home on the Airbnb website about a year ago.

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