June 14, 2016
With only two full days left in their 2016 legislative session, state lawmakers are poised to deal a blow to Airbnb. A bipartisan bill to ban Airbnb-style posts for short-term sublets is moving swiftly through legislative committees and could get floor votes in Albany Wednesday or Thursday. Senate leaders informed the Real Estate Board of New York, which supports the bill, that the bill will move before the session ends, according to a source….
Source: http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20160614/BLOGS04/160619938/state-could-make-it-illegal-for-new-yorkers-to-post-certain-airbnb