Statement From A.G. Schneiderman regarding Airbnb lawsuit

News from Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 21, 2016

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STATEMENT FROM A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN 

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued the following statement regarding today’s Airbnb lawsuit:

The law signed today will provide vital protections for New York tenants and help prevent the continued proliferation of illegal, unregulated hotels, and we will defend it. Airbnb can’t have it both ways: it must either police illegal activity on its own site -- or government will act to protect New Yorkers, as the State just did.