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How one NYC neighborhood is trying to expose Airbnb landlords

Excerpt from NYTimes.com

Jul 22, 2012 8:33 am

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The Times story highlights the tension between old tenant and new, but illegal rentals on sites like Airbnb cross all demographic divides.

— Jason Clampet

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IN her apartment in Stuyvesant Town the other day, Janey Donnelly was on a hunt for a hotel room. At the Web site airbnb.com, she narrowed her search to the East Village, and scrolled down until a thumbnail photograph caught her eye.

“Warm and spacious E.Vil 1 BR,” the listing offered. “$200/nt.”

Bingo.

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