“You’re not able to be listed unless we’ve taken them through that process,” Airbnb Head of Global Policy Chris Lehane said. During the sign-up process, potential hosts will be notified that their information will be shared with the city. For the other thousands of people hosting their homes on Airbnb’s platform, it should take about eight months from now to get the preexisting host community registered. This is how it currently works in New Orleans, Chicago and Denver, Lehane said, so “we’ve gotten to the point where we know internally what we need to do to help facilitate that process.” Get the full story at TechCrunch