There are nearly 600 Air BnB houses that rake in more than 12 million dollars in Western New York. New rules and regulations are coming to insure that everyone on both sides of the transaction are 'safe'. Buffalo is looking to step in the footsteps of Amherst.

The City of Buffalo is more than welcome to have them, we want them here, but we have to ensure everyone is safe," Buffalo Councilman Christopher Scanlon said. He's been working for months alongside fellow Councilman Joel Feroleto and Town of Amherst Supervisor Brian Kulpa to adopt new rules and regulations. In both municipalities, the new legislation would require hosts to register the space, allow for inspections and pay fees towards registration and inspections.