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April 2015


Short term rentals - particularly in condominiums and co-ops -- is hotly debated in the press, the courts and legislative tribunals in urban centers throughout the country.  In City of New York v. Abe Carrey, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) issued several violations to a condominium unit owner, arguing that he was in violation of law because his tenant allowed a tourist to rent a room in the apartment on a short term basis.