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Airbnb restrictions begin in New York City

The Airbnb app icon is displayed on an iPad screen. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
The Airbnb app icon is displayed on an iPad screen. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

New York City is introducing new laws Tuesday in an effort to reign in the short-term rental market. The restrictions include guest limits, requiring hosts to be present and prohibiting locked internal doors so guests have full access. There has been both support and backlash to the new rules.

Roben Farzad, host of public radio’s “Full Disclosure,” joins host Scott Tong for more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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