June 15, 2016
As Albany’s legislative session draws to a close, a bipartisan effort to prohibit advertising of illegal hotels in some apartment buildings is facing strident opposition from the illegal hotel industry. The bills’ adversaries have long sought to subvert and undermine public policy debates with specious claims about their business model. A combination of high-voltage lobbying and Astroturf campaigns has advanced their agenda while upending urban planning and disrupting entire communities….
Source: http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20160615/OPINION/160619918/pass-the-bill-to-ban-listings-of-illegal-home-sharing