Phil Matier: Is Senator Feinstein Putting San Francisco’s Mayor Lee On The Hot Seat Over Airbnb Legislation?
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has some strong words about proposed Airbnb legislation under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and doesn’t want anything getting pushed through too soon.
San Francisco Supervisors have passed a controversial proposal on how the city should handle people who rent out their homes and apartments on websites like Airbnb.
San Francisco’s luxury condos are being purchased by wealthy buyers who have an unquenchable thirst for high-end real estate but don’t live in the city.
The 14 percent hotel tax is expected to net millions of dollars a year for the city of San Francisco.
For a third consecutive year, some of San Francisco’s biggest names in the startup world will open their doors to the public for free tours Thursday and Friday.
Two brothers who squatted on a Bay Area woman’s Airbnb condo have finally left the premises.
In an effort to regulate short-term rentals—made popular by services such as Airbnb, San Francisco passed its first legislative test Thursday at City Hall, where the planning commission gave tentative approval a controversial proposal after a four-hour long public hearing.
Airbnb hosts and supporters have launched the “Fair to Share” campaign aimed at helping to tax and regulate home sharing in San Francisco.
Two brothers who have been squatting on an Airbnb rental in Palm Springs owned by a San Francisco woman are also being accused of duping video game investors on Kickstarter.
Demonstrators in San Francisco have posted neon green warning signs on the outside of some apartments where the director of the Tenants Union says people have been evicted under the Ellis Act and landlords are now renting apartments through websites like Airbnb and VRBO.