February 28, 2016
Time to check out. The city raided an apartment in hipster Brooklyn last week that had been operating as an illegal hotel through Airbnb and other websites, sending several unlucky out-of-towners scrambling for places to stay. The Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement — which just had its budget nearly doubled in order to crack down on illegal hotels — busted 210 Cook St. in East Williamsburg on Tuesday after receiving complaints about it through 311….
Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/city-shuts-illegal-airbnb-hotel-williamsburg-article-1.2546218?cid=bitly