Source: The Hill
By Ali Breland
October 14, 2018
Washington, D.C. is the new frontline in Airbnb’s nationwide fight with the hotel industry.
The city’s local government is on the verge of approving some of the most strict regulations in the country on homesharing sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO.
The city and hotel industry, which is pushing for the rules, say they are helping preserve affordable housing in D.C., which they claim is being threatened by Airbnb.