Skift: Airbnb Gears Up for Big Legal and Legislative Battles in New York

 

Liz spoke to travel news source Skift about Airbnb the 2011 law she passed to help the city protect New York residents and tourists from illegal hotel operations.

New York State Senator Liz Krueger, one of the authors and sponsors of the bill that established the current law, told Skift that Camara’s bill, like a handful of others circulating will never pass as currently written and act as conversation starters.
Sen. Krueger has sat down with Airbnb on a number of occasions to discuss changes, but little has come of it. She told Skift, “It’s not a matter of us not being open to changing the law, but the ideas they have for loosening the law wind up making it unenforceable.”
Read more at Skift.com.
Publication date: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 00:00