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Baltimore City Council committee presses forward with regulations on Airbnb-style rentals

Baltimore City Council committee presses forward with regulations on Airbnb-style rentals

A Baltimore City Council committee is moving forward on a bill that would impose regulations and taxes on Airbnb-style properties, an issue that continues to pit the interests of the short-term rental hosts and the hotel industry against each other.

The council’s taxation, finance and economic development committee voted Thursday on a slew of amendments that represent wins and losses for both sides. Another committee hearing is expected within the next month.

The bill, introduced by Councilman Eric Costello and Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young, would apply Baltimore’s...

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