July 1, 2016
In New York it’s illegal in many cases to rent out your apartment to a visitor, on a short-term basis. But that doesn’t mean people don’t do it. Just check a website like Airbnb and you’ll see thousands of listings that appear to break the law. Now, the New York State legislature is getting serious about stopping illegal listings. Lawmakers have passed a bill to slap hosts with stiff new penalties just for listing an apartment that would not be a legal rental….
Source: http://www.wnyc.org/story/albany-lawmakers-vote-make-some-airbnb-rentals-double-illegal/