Airbnb began collecting hotel taxes Tuesday for all of its reservations in Portland, Oregon and is expected to soon do the same in San Francisco.
Phil Matier: Will San Francisco Ballot Measure Deter Explosion Of Short-Term Rentals Fueled By Airbnb?
Are Airbnb operations in San Francisco about to come screeching to a halt? Or, at the very least, be severely curbed?
Amid a shortage of affordable housing options in San Francisco, City Attorney Dennis Herrera is filing suit against several San Francisco landlords who allegedly ousted tenants in order to turn properties into short-term rentals.
As the popularity of online services like Airbnb have risen, legislation was introduced in San Francisco on Tuesday to halt people from converting their apartments into short-term vacation rentals.
Prostitutes and escort services are using the San Francisco-based Airbnb home-sharing service to turn prime Manhattan apartments into temporary brothels, according to a report.
The operators of the home rental service website, Airbnb, have agreed to pay San Francisco’s 14-percent hotel tax.
Airbnb, the website that helps travelers find a place to stay, is landing some property renters in trouble.
San Francisco-based home-sharing firm Airbnb has paid more than $20,000 to a man who unknowingly rented his Manhattan apartment for a sex party, leaving his home ransacked and his belongings damaged or destroyed, according to published reports.
Is the City of San Francisco going after homeowners who are renting out their homes to vacationers? One San Francisco homeowner believes they are.
Some long-time renters in San Francisco say they’re being illegally evicted by landlords trying to empty apartments for the sole purpose of renting out units for a higher price on Airbnb.