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MEDIA ADVISORY: Councilmember McDuffie to Unveil New Legislation to Create Regulatory Framework for Short-Term Rental Housing
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***MEDIA ADVISORY***
Tuesday, January 31
 
Councilmember McDuffie to Unveil New Legislation to Create Regulatory Framework for Short-Term Rental Housing
 
Press conference to announce new short-term rental legislation
 
Legislation clarifies currently ambiguous regulations and helps retain the character of residential neighborhoods
 
Washington, D.C. – - Tomorrow, Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie (D-Ward 5), joined by the Working Families Party, DC Jobs With Justice, and other tenant groups and advocacy organizations will announce the introduction of new legislation to establish a regulatory framework and enforcement procedures to prevent illegal short-term rentals on Airbnb and other online platforms. This legislation, drawing upon successful models from across the country, provides new penalties and increased transparency and reporting requirements to preserve the character and integrity of D.C. neighborhoods.

See coverage in the Washington Post:
D.C. lawmaker to introduce new restrictions on Airbnb, other short-term rentals [January, 30, 2017]
WHO:  Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Ward 5; Working Families Party; DC Jobs with Justice; Tenants, community leaders, and housing advocates

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, January 30, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
(Immediately following Council-Mayor Breakfast)

WHERE: John A. Wilson Building, 1st Floor Foyer
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
For Immediate Release: Monday, January 30, 2017
Contact: Nolan Treadway, 202-445-0361; ntreadway@dccouncil.us
Copyright © 2017 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie (Ward 5), All rights reserved.


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