“Undermining the ability of individual homeowners to rent property based on their needs is an imbalanced infringement upon owners’ rights, discourages home ownership, and represents a slippery slope towards government overreach. Prohibiting short term rentals would severely impact homeowners’ ability to meet financial obligations and continue to live in the city.”
‘The current system is confusing and overly restrictive. A teacher should be allowed to rent out her home for a few days when she’s away for the summer, and a family should be able to rent an apartment for a week so they can stay in the city and take their kids to see Broadway shows and visit museums.’
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‘The state and city of New York have instituted policies that threaten to stifle innovation and undermine efforts to grow our economy from the bottom up and from the middle out.’