The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop #00449

Submission Number:
00449
Commenter:
Brian White
State:
New York
Initiative Name:
The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
I am mixed about Air BnB. I M host and I use the service as it was intended Legally. However almost every other Air BnB hoist in NYC I meet is doing so illegally and artificially inflating a horrible housing market. Room mates even short term are not illegal. However many people are illegally subletting their apartments or are landlords acting in bad faith avoiding legal leases. Find A way to enforce all the laws of the land. Force Landlords to sign leases and prevent air BnB from allowing stays of longer than 30 days. Make this a law and enforce it. Everyone wins...