May 10, 2016
ALBANY — Airbnb is formally opposing a bill to ban the advertising of illegal units. The bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) has support from developers and tenant activists. “At a time when Airbnb is under fire for taking away affordable housing through its platform and for turning a blind eye to racial bias, the last thing they should do is try and weaken a law that protects tenants,” Rosenthal said….