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Illegal short-term rentals in NY under scrutiny as complaints surge

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Supporters of Airbnb at a rally before a hearing called "Short Term Rentals: Stimulating the Economy or Destabilising Neighbourhoods?" at City Hall in New York this week.

New York

COMPLAINTS in New York City connected to illegal short-term rentals jumped 62 per cent last year, prompting regulators to target apartment owners who use websites such as Airbnb Inc that enable those deals.

Elizabeth Glazer, director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal

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