October 2, 2016
A rent-stabilized apartment wasn’t enough for a West Village man, who listed his pad on Airbnb and turned it into a “virtual hotel room,” a new lawsuit alleges. Jason Corbin charged $200 a night for Apt. 1A at 146 W. 10th St., according to the Airbnb listing. His rent was $2,725 a month. The building’s landlord learned of the listing Sept. 20, after another tenant complained, the Manhattan Supreme Court suit alleges. Corbin’s attorney did not return messages seeking comment..
Source: http://nypost.com/2016/10/02/man-turned-rent-controlled-pad-into-hotel-using-airbnb-suit/amp/