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Boston “goes there” with new law designed to crush Airbnb

After months of “investigation and study” with veiled threats coming from the office of Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston voted this week to impose strict limits and fees on people choosing to rent out a room using Airbnb to make some extra money. Everyone knew this was coming because Boston Democrats had made no secret of their agenda. Still, the limits they are putting in place to thwart the growth of the gig economy are every bit as bad as most had feared. (Boston Globe)
After months of debate, the Boston City Council on Wednesday passed rules that are designed to sharply rein in Boston’s fast-growing short-term rental business and help ease the tight housing market.
The rules, which passed on an 11-to-2 vote, are among the most stringent efforts in the nation to regulate the burgeoning industry. The rules would bar investors and tenants from renting their homes by the night through

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