NY Daily News
EXCLUSIVE: Anti-Airbnb coalition launches ad campaign about illegal rentals in New York

Airbnb hosts and their neighbors are about to get an education in New York’s new law cracking down on the advertising of illegal short-term rentals…

the verge
New York City issues first illegal Airbnb fines

Two New York City property managers were fined this past week after allegedly listing short-term apartment rentals on Airbnb, according to the New York Post. Property owner Hank Fried and real estate broker Tatiana Cames were collectively charged for 17 violations, each of which costs $1,000…

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DC Urban Turf – Councilmember McDuffie Introduces Bill to Cut Down on Airbnb Abuse in DC

The bill would create a separate license category for short-term rentals and place oversight under the purview of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). Anyone who wishes to list their home as a short-term rental would have to apply for this new category license, keep and maintain records and abide by DCRA requirements and inspections.

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WTOP – DC to consider regulations for Airbnb-type rentals

The D.C. Council may consider legislation introduced by Council member Kenyan McDuffie that would put new restrictions on short-term rentals in the District, and require both hosts and rental platforms to prove they are properly licensed to operate…

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Washington Times – D.C. bill to regulate home-sharing services

Property owners in the District profiting from short-term rentals could soon be navigating a raft of regulations aimed at maintaining the city’s supply of affordable housing. D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie this week introduced a bill that would set up a regulatory framework for residents who rent properties for short-term stays via home-sharing services like […]