Releases & Reports
Health and safety concerns continue to rise in the short-term rental industry. This exclusive report explores how a horrifying number of lives are being put at risk due to lack of regulations.
I-PRAC, the global verification platform for property owners and short-term rental agencies, has joined the European Holiday Home Association (EHHA) as an affiliate member. This partnership aims to help raise awareness of rental fraud - an issue that is starting to impact consumer trust in the sector.
Holiday scams are on the rise, and at I-PRAC, it's our aim to help consumers take all the necessary precautions when booking the perfect property. The expert advice available in our Property Check Guide should ensure that you are able to carry out robust property owner and agency checks, prior to taking the plunge.
In this insightful report, we give access to the shocking statistics relating to holiday rental scams, and include data that was exclusively supplied to ITV News for their special report on Villa Fraud.
This report addresses the absence of industry bodies, government guidelines and regulations in the short-term rental industry, as well as the risks associated with it. Research for this report began in 2016 and was returned to in mid-2019. All sources have been accurately cited and/or referred to.
If you’ve ever been conned by online accommodation fraudsters, sharing your story will help us raise awareness of this problem, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch.