March 9, 2016
Montgomery County Council members likely anticipated many of the complaints heard Tuesday night about an effort to legalize and regulate room-renting service Airbnb—including concerns about losing on-street parking spaces and protecting single-family neighborhoods from rowdy guests. However, they probably didn’t anticipate the proposals—a zoning code change and bill to create a county licensing process for the rentals—would spur a debate on Jewish settlements in the West Bank….