Airbnb Could Be Forced To Verify Registration Under Proposed SF LegislationAirbnb and other short-term rental platforms operating in San Francisco would be required to verify that hosts are registered with the city before they advertise a listing under legislation announced this week.
Report Finds Many San Francisco Airbnb Hosts Not Following RulesA new report finds many San Francisco residents who post their homes on Airbnb and similar websites are not following city rules on short-term rentals.
AirBnB Pledges Crackdown On Hosts Who Violate SF LawsStarting Saturday, AirBnB will purge hosts who have turned private homes into illegal hotels in San Francisco.
Obama Administration Allows SF-Based AirBnB To List Cuba ResidencesThe San Francisco lodging service's new authorization was announced on the morning of an historic three-day trip by Obama to Cuba.
Corpse Discovered In Airbnb Rental Near ParisFrench authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose decomposing body was found in the garden of an Airbnb rental in suburban Paris.
New Ordinance Bans Short-Term Rentals In DanvilleAirbnb, VRBO or any short-term rentals of any kind are banned from Danville.
Search For Suspect In Near-Fatal Beating At Illicit Orinda PartyPolice in the East Bay are continuing their search for a suspect in a near fatal beating that happened at an Orinda home supposedly being rented via Airbnb during a weekend house party.
Sex Worker Calls Airbnb A 'Boon' To Her IndustryFor sex workers, renting a room on Airbnb can be a lot safer than being outdoors, and a lot cheaper than a hotel, and one worker calls the home-sharing service a boon to her industry.
Boston Student Says He's In Trouble For Renting Dorm Room On AirbnbA student at Emerson College in Boston says he's facing disciplinary action after renting out his dorm room on Airbnb.
Super Bowl 50: Residents List Rentals At Super-Sized Prices In the San Francisco Bay Area, where high housing costs are notorious, residents looking to make a quick buck are offering to rent their homes at super-sized prices to the 1 million visitors expected for Super Bowl 50 festivities.
SB50 Spikes Airbnb Demand, Study Finds Airbnb Relies on Longer StaysJust as Airbnb officials announced "extremely high" demand for Super Bowl 50 Airbnb lodgings in Santa Clara, San Francisco and the surrounding area Wednesday, a new study shows that Airbnb's revenue stream relies heavily on long-term rentals.
Airbnb Guest Throws Rowdy NYE Party, Trashes Oakland HomeAn Oakland couple who rented out their home on Airbnb came home to a shocking surprise. Their home had been trashed during a raucous New Year’s Eve party.