Philadelphia Legalizes Airbnb Rentals Ahead of Pope Francis Visit

Pope Francis will be visiting Philadelphia in September — and the influx of visitors has the city concerned about where everyone is going to stay.
On Wednesday, Philadelphia became the latest city to legalize rentals through online marketplaces like Airbnb.
The city changed its zoning rules to allow for short-term rentals in residential areas, which have been operating tax free.

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