Councilman Mark Weprin says the city is missing out on hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue.
The city says in a lawsuit that a Hell's Kitchen building has been used as an illegal hotel since 2013.
A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.
The report from the state attorney general said most of the city's Airbnb rentals are illegal.
Local startups are using a new service that allows them to have office space only when they need it.
City apartments should go to New Yorkers, not tourists, state and federal lawmakers said.
The apartment sharing site does not violate Department of Buildings rules governing hotels, a board said.
EatWith connects foodies who want to host dinners with New Yorkers who want to try fancy homemade food.
Airbnb renters are reeling after an East Village landlord was fined $2,400 when a tenant used Airbnb.
Airbnb, a popular site used to find short-term accommodations, is illegal under city laws, a judge ruled.
Williamsburg has the most apartments under $200 listed on Airbnb, and is second overall to Midtown.
Airbnb is helping connect people affected by Sandy with free short-term housing.
The City Council adopted a bill substantially increasing fines for illegal hotels.
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