May 11, 2016
“Nice place to visit, but I wouldn’t want to live there.” You’ve heard the common refrain. But if Mayor Rahm Emanuel and some aldermen get their way, you may hear the same thing about your neighborhood. They call Chicago a city of neighborhoods. Yet the Great American City is being invaded by the vacation rental industry, led by Airbnb. The City Council is considering an ordinance that would regulate Airbnb rentals here. You may live near such a rental. Chances are good you do not know the owner. Chances are good the city does not either….