A federal judge blocked a New York City law aimed at cracking down on home-sharing companies. [The opinion and order is embedded below.]
Under the law, Airbnb and similar sites must turn over to the city the names and addresses of renters and say whether rentals are for a whole apartment or just a room — disclosures that would help the city enforce a law that makes it illegal for most landlords to rent an apartment for fewer than 30 days.
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