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Airbnb’s political fights around the world

A look at which cities have fought the home-sharing giant and which have embraced it

March 16, 2016 10:30AM
By Ariel Stulberg

Clockwise from top left: San Francisco, Paris, Jersey City and Tokyo

Clockwise from top left: San Francisco, Paris, Jersey City and Tokyo

From the March issue: Airbnb’s worldwide reach is unquestionable. The short-term rental company operates in more than 34,000 markets across the globe. But not all cities treat it the same way.

Some, like New York and San Francisco, have fought Airbnb head on, setting significant limits on its services. Others, such as Jersey City, have put out the welcome mat and worked to legalize the service, along with its competitors. [more]

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