Tag Archives: Occupancy

(US) A “XXX Freak Fest” Follow-up: State occupancy laws still a concern for AirBnB

This is a follow-up to an earlier blog post on this issue from March, 2014. On March 25th,  I posted about the legal implications of using on-line apartment-renting services like AirBnB. Specifically, the post discussed how AirBnB hosts should be mindful of their state’s tax laws and occupancy laws. A few days after the post, … Continue Reading

(US) Building Heights in Washington, DC: you may soon have permission to grow

On March 12, 2014, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform advanced a bill proposing to make the first changes to the Height of Buildings Act of 1910, a federal law establishing height limits on Washington, D.C. buildings. The height restrictions were implemented in response to the construction of the 164-foot Cairo Hotel in … Continue Reading

(US) A “XXX Freak Fest” May Not Be the Worst of Your Problems:How to Avoid Eviction in the Sharing Economy

This post was also written by Leah Speckhard Last weekend, I came across an interesting story¬† on my Facebook news feed. It detailed how a New York comedian had rented out his apartment for the weekend using a popular website, AirBnB, only to come back and find that his apartment had been used to host … Continue Reading
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