At NYC Council hearing, Airbnb official says company doesn’t look for illegal listings

As expected, New York City Council members had tough questions for Airbnb’s head of global policy during an hours-long hearing yesterday. But, perhaps surprisingly, David Hantman admitted that his company does not actually try to determine if any of its listings are illegal.

Hantman said that San Francisco-based Airbnb does pay attention to its listings, but it focuses on “quality”. Specifically, he was quoted by Capital New York saying, “We’ve removed thousands of listings in New York, for instance,… Read More

Source:: TBBJ Real Estate