Airbnb Rentals In New York Could Now Face $1,000 FineOn Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a measure authorizing fines of up to $1,000 for many short-term rentals.
Lawmakers Call For Banning Airbnb From Listing Illegal HousingA report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in dining areas and listings for up to 32 people.
Airbnb Apologizes For Racism Complaints, Outlines Policy ChangesAirbnb on Thursday apologized for its slow response to accusations of racism and outlined new policies to combat the problem, including reducing the prominence of photos in the booking process.
Chelsea Residents Worry That Airbnb Lock Boxes Are Putting Their Homes At RiskLockboxes illegally scattered around Chelsea have residents worried for their own security at home, but what - and who - are they for?
Proposed N.Y. State Law Would Crack Down On Illegal Airbnb RentalsA new report issued Monday claims that 55 percent of unique Airbnb listings in New York City are for an entire apartment or home and likely violate state law.
Public Advocate Claims Airbnb Enables Racial Discrimination Against Guests, HostsThe New York City Public Advocate’s office claimed Thursday that evidence suggests Airbnb is allowing for discrimination against both hosts and guests.
New York City Council Members Cracking Down On Illegal Airbnb Activity City council members are working on their next step after a surprising study on Airbnb.
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Airbnb Defends Hosts Amid Complaints From New York City CouncilmembersAirbnb shared all sorts of data about its users in New York on Tuesday, amid complaints about how the site is used by some hosts.
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Tax-Subsidized Tenants Caught Renting Out Affordable Queens Apartments On AirbnbSome tenants of a Queens luxury building won the affordable housing lottery and have their rents subsidized by taxpayers, and now, they have been caught listing their apartments on Airbnb.
City Council Considers New Rules For AirbnbThe New York City Council is considering a trio of bills taking on Airbnb.