NetChoice Opposition to Maryland SB 1081 – Limited Residential Lodging

NetChoice Opposition to Maryland SB 1081 – Limited Residential Lodging 

NetChoice Opposition to Maryland HB 1604 – Limited Residential Lodging

NetChoice Opposition to Maryland HB 1604 – Limited Residential Lodging

NetChoice Opposition to Kentucky HB 383 – Creating New Occupancy Taxes

NetChoice Opposition to Kentucky HB 383 – Creating New Occupancy Taxes 

NetChoice Concerns with Kentucky HB 383 – Creating New Occupancy Taxes

NetChoice Concerns with Kentucky HB 383 – Creating New Occupancy Taxes

Seattle shouldn’t try to force unions on Uber, Lyft drivers

As a father with two kids and full-time job, I love the fact that I can choose when and where I want to drive for Lyft. But an ordinance in Seattle could change the face of ridesharing as we know it. And not just for the Emerald City, but for the entire nation.

Fellow drivers in Seattle are in danger of losing many of the freedoms that make ridesharing so appealing. Drivers no longer would be able to work when, where and how long they want. They could be forced into legally binding agreement that mandate minimum or maximum working hours and limit their shifts to certain days or set times.

READ More at The Hill

NetChoice Opposition to Santa Monica 7C Home-Sharing Program Amendments

NetChoice Opposition to Santa Monica 7C Home-Sharing Program Amendments

Let New Yorkers advertise extra space

Home-sharing and short-term rentals have been a boon to New Yorkers and other citizens across the country, enabling homeowners to better afford skyrocketing rents and home prices in the nation’s hottest real estate markets. In addition, it has provided tourists and business travelers with additional lodging options and kept neighborhood restaurants and businesses bustling.

READ MORE at Times Union

Carl Szabo speaks About Home Sharing on Tech Policy Podcast

More at TechFreedom

 

A Victory for Innovation — How Arizona is Protecting the Short Term Rental Economy

Kudos to the state of Arizona State for proving that innovative problem solving is alive and well in the Grand Canyon State.

This past week, Governor Ducey signed into law landmark legislation that creates a blueprint for how all states should handle home sharing platforms such as HomeAway and Airbnb.  Not willing to rely on out-of-date, arcane regulation, created long before the first .com, Arizona chose the path of regulatory and legislative disruption. The result was Senate Bill 1350. Read more