All but one of Harvard's nine selective all-male social clubs has all-joined together is challenging a City of Cambridge assesment which in more than doubled their taxes. The coalition of eight final clubs which includes all but the Fly Club are protesting a decision by the city assessor that reclassified all final club property as commercial. Douglas, an administrator of the Board. A state law defines fraternities and sororities as residential organizations, but social clubs which do not house people on a permanent basis, such as the B. Elks, are classified as commercial properties, said Jane H. Malme, chief of the bureau of local assessment in the State Department of Revenue.
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A bill that would establish statewide regulations for short-term rentals through Airbnb and other platforms is stalled on Beacon Hill, complicating efforts by several cities to rein in the booming industry. The bill would require short-term rental hosts to register with the state, carry insurance, and collect taxes equivalent to those on hotel stays, while allowing cities and towns to assess their own taxes on such rentals. As a result, cities that had hoped a state law would buttress their local regulations are waiting on the sidelines.