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Long Island City »

Sleep in a Parked Van for $22 a Night with These Airbnb Listings

Host Jonathan has about a half-dozen vans and campers around the neighborhood.

Astoria »

QUIZ: Guess the NYC Neighborhood From its Airbnb Description

The alternative lodging site has some interesting views on the city's neighborhoods.

Midtown »

Hotel Workers Union Slams Plan to Loosen Hostel Regulations

Councilman Mark Weprin says the city is missing out on hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

City Wants to Shut Illegal Hotel Owned by Ex-Porn Mogul Tied to Rep. Grimm

The city says in a lawsuit that a Hell's Kitchen building has been used as an illegal hotel since 2013.

Civic Center »

Illegal Hotel Complaints Up 62 Percent as City Council Grills Airbnb

A marathon hearing focused on illegal short-term rentals.

Williamsburg »

Most Brooklyn Rentals on Airbnb Are in Williamsburg and Greenpoint, AG Says

The report from the state attorney general said most of the city's Airbnb rentals are illegal.

Financial District »

Airbnb-Style Rentals Offer Businesses an Office by the Hour

Local startups are using a new service that allows them to have office space only when they need it.

Central Harlem »

Airbnb Worsens City's Affordable Housing Crisis, Harlem Pols Say

City apartments should go to New Yorkers, not tourists, state and federal lawmakers said.

East Village »

Airbnb Wins Appeal as Court Rules Apartment-Share Site Does Not Violate Law

The apartment sharing site does not violate Department of Buildings rules governing hotels, a board said.

Prospect Heights »

New Website Allows New Yorkers to Host Dinner Parties for Cash

EatWith connects foodies who want to host dinners with New Yorkers who want to try fancy homemade food.

East Village »

Airbnb Renters Living in Fear of Lost Income After Judge's Ruling

Airbnb renters are reeling after an East Village landlord was fined $2,400 when a tenant used Airbnb.

East Village »

Airbnb Rentals Violate NYC Law, Judge Rules

Airbnb, a popular site used to find short-term accommodations, is illegal under city laws, a judge ruled.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Tops List of City's Cheap Apartments on Airbnb Rental Site

Williamsburg has the most apartments under $200 listed on Airbnb, and is second overall to Midtown.

New York City »

City Teams Up With Once-Enemy Airbnb To Provide Free Housing After Sandy

Airbnb is helping connect people affected by Sandy with free short-term housing.

New York City »

City Council Hikes Fines for Illegal Hotels

The City Council adopted a bill substantially increasing fines for illegal hotels.