June 20, 2016
Four months ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s City Council floor leader proposed that Airbnb and other home-sharing services be off-limits in Chicago neighborhoods dominated by single-family homes to prevent people from “opening a motel on the same block every weekend.” Now Emanuel is tweaking his home-sharing ordinance one more time to accommodate Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th), although not exactly as his chief lieutenant intended. The mayor is proposing a precinct-based process patterned after the process used to let Chicagoans vote their precincts dry….
Source: http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/airbnb-vote-precinct-bans/