The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop #01979

Submission Number:
01979
Commenter:
Kapra Flenming
Organization:
Chicago Bed and Breakfast Association
State:
Illinois
Initiative Name:
The "Sharing" Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators A Federal Trade Commission Workshop
The legal Bed and Breakfast industry in Cook County is in crisis as the local Assessor has suddenly placed these owner-occupied businesses in the same tax class as the John Hancock, Wrigley Field, United Center, Trump Hotel and Rivers Casino. They have also indicated that they are not interested in applying this same "Special Commercial Use" class to any of the sharing economy rentals. Our Position Statement is attached