May 4, 2017

Legislation that would carve exceptions into New York’s housing laws to allow for more Airbnb rentals has quickly spurred battle lines in Albany and set up a showdown likely to linger for months. Within days of the introduction of the bill in the state Legislature last weekend, a group of Democrats pushed back against it in public and privately. They organized partly through a union-backed anti-Airbnb group called Share Better…

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