Two new reports looking into the impact short-term rental companies such as Airbnb have had on housing in San Francisco have come to different conclusions.
Quaint towns in the Wine Country and along the Russian River are seeing a flood of weekend vacationers. And that’s leading to headaches.
If you can get into the elevator at venture capital firm General Catalyst–the firm behind AirBNB and Snapchat–you may have a shot at making your pitch for funding. They already have a table waiting. In the elevator.
A South Bay landlord who wanted to make some extra cash by renting out a room through Airbnb is in need of a place to stay herself since the tenants refuse to leave.
AirBnb has banned a host who allegedly kicked a same-sex couple out of a home they rented in Texas shortly after discovering they were gay.
San Francisco’s Planning Commission has recommended putting a cap on hosting short-term housing rentals to 120 nights a year in an amendment proposed by Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell.
Mayor Ed Lee of San Francisco is seeking additional regulations on short-term rentals in the city, proposing that residents can’t rent out their homes or rooms on Airbnb and other sites for more than 120 days a year.
Airbnb is taking advantage of the renewed relationship between the U.S. and Cuba by offering vacation rentals there.
Sonoma’s City Council has blocked a plan to allow residents to rent out rooms in their homes on sites like Airbnb and VRBO.
A woman in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights who went public after her landlord raised her rent by $6,700 a month is under fire for offering her rent-controlled apartment unit on Airbnb.