As a result of overly broad legislation, most forms of short-term rentals are outlawed in New York City even with high demand and an expensive hotel market.
- Restricts the ability of people to rent their entire home in a Class A Multiple Dwelling for fewer than 30 consecutive days.
- But does allow people to rent a private room within the home to a “lawful border.
The legislation hasn’t stopped the existence of short-term rentals in the city, despite the threat of fines and penalties. The ban limits options for visitors and forces short-term renters underground. STRAC NYC is working with local residents and short-term rental providers to share information, establish best practices, and advance smart short-term rental regulation that benefits all stakeholders.
The Committee for Short-Term Rental Reform is another organization that is doing advocacy work in New York.
Questions about the Short Term Rental Advocacy Center’s New York City chapter? Send a message to email@example.com.
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