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New Yorkers Renting Out Homes Find Few Super-Bowl Takers

Thomas Knight saw a chance to make some extra money by renting out his apartment in New York’s Brooklyn borough for Super Bowl weekend, asking $300 a night. Just days before the game, he hadn’t gotten a single call.

“I’m not too hopeful,” said Knight, 28, who listed the one-bedroom unit in Williamsburg on Airbnb about three weeks ago, after making plans for a ski trip. “If someone was going to come, I think they already found a place.”