May 7, 2017

Two Airbnb hosts — one who was renting out a Trump Tower apartment and another who listed her affordable housing co-op for $446 a night — have coughed up $1,000 each in fines under a law banning listings for short-term rentals, according to the city. “The state law prohibiting illegal rental ads is helping us stop those who turn homes into hotels,” City Hall spokeswoman Melissa Grace said…

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