Amsterdam warns three landlords after ban on city centre holiday rentals


Amsterdam has issued three warnings to people who rented out property in the city centre via agencies like Airbnb after the ban was introduced on July 1, the Parool reported on Tuesday.

The warnings remind landlords they each face fines of up to €50,000 if they do press ahead with renting out property to tourists.

Officials say many landlords have removed their adverts from online agencies but say some property was only delisted temporarily, hence the warnings.

The ban covers the heart of the old city and part of the canal area and does not apply to bed & breakfast operations with a licence.

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