May 6, 2016
Before writing new rules that affect 4,500 Airbnb hosts across the city of Chicago, you might expect city officials to hear what those people have to say. But some hosts say they’re being shut out of the political process, and have had to fight to get a hearing with elected officials who are planning to vote later this month on new citywide regulations for short-term rentals and room-sharing like those offered by Airbnb, VRBO and other websites and apps….