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D.C. bill to regulate home-sharing services

Feb 2, 2017 - The Washington Times

Property owners in the District profiting from short-term rentals could soon be navigating a raft of regulations aimed at maintaining the city's supply of affordable housing.

D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie this week introduced a bill that would set up a regulatory framework for residents who rent properties for short-term stays via home-sharing services like Airbnb.

"The city lacks a coherent regulatory scheme for short-term rental housing, allowing bad actors to take [affordab

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