Judge Won't Immediately Block San Francisco Airbnb LawA federal judge refused Tuesday to immediately block a San Francisco ordinance that would fine Airbnb for booking rentals that were not registered with the city.
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.
San Francisco Voters Consider Short-Term Rental LimitsThe battle over short-term rentals in San Francisco moved to the ballot box Tuesday as local residents voted on a measure that would set limits on the rental units available in the city.
San Francisco Landlords Jump On Bandwagon To Build 'Hacker' HostelsPaying $1,800 a month in rent to share a bunk bed is hard to imagine anywhere but San Francisco. The people staying in them are not complaining. In fact, they apparently like it. But the real winner is the landlord.
Inside San Francisco’s Newest Rentals, Bunk Beds For $1,800 A Month Can’t afford an apartment in San Francisco? So-called “co-creative housing” is offering a bunkbed and lots of company. But is it legal?
Oakland Is Nation's Hottest Rental Market; Up 20 Percent To $1,980 Month For 1 BRMove over San Francisco, the hottest renter’s market in the U.S. is across the Bay in Oakland.
Bay Area Serial Squatter Evicted For 8th Time In 6 YearsA family accused of defrauding landlords appears to be at it again. Last year, KPIX 5 was there when they were evicted from an apartment in San Bruno. This week, they were found squatting in Daly City.
Rowdy Vacation Renters Cause Headache For Guerneville ResidentsQuaint towns in the Wine Country and along the Russian River are seeing a flood of weekend vacationers. And that's leading to headaches.
Think Bay Area Rent Is High? Rents Are Rising Everywhere Faster Than Inflation, Experts Say It’s Going To Get WorseThe average U.S. rent has climbed 14% to $1,124 since 2010. That's four percentage points faster than inflation, and more than double the rise in U.S. home prices over the same period.
Most Of SF’s Airbnb Listings Technically Illegal As Homeowners Struggle With Rigorous New Application ProcessMany San Franciscans say they haven’t been able to register their homes or apartments under the city’s new short-term vacation rental law since it went into effect last month.
Time To Buy? Bay Area Home Sales Up In 2014 As Price Growth SlowsThe average price of a home in the Bay Area is up again on a year over year basis, data released today by property information service CoreLogic DataQuick shows.