Proposed Law Would Make Owners Of Short-Term Rental Homes More AccountableAfter five people were killed at a Halloween party at an Airbnb in Orinda, a California lawmaker has proposed a law that make people who rent out their homes more accountable.
Orinda Lawmaker's Bill Aims To Keep Short-Term Rentals From Becoming 'Party Houses'A California state senator from the East Bay unveiled a bill Monday meant to deter short-term rentals from becoming "party houses."
San Francisco Couple Accused Of Airbnb Scam Could Face $5.5M FineSan Francisco's City Attorney is seeking a $5.5 million fine for two landlords who allegedly converted 14 apartments into illegal Airbnbs.
Short-Term Renter Shoots Drugs, Steals $68K In Jewelry At San Francisco ApartmentWhile short-term rentals have become a common way to make extra cash, a San Francisco woman's horror story may make some hosts think twice.
SF Board To Vote On Stricter Time Limits For Short-Term RentalsLegislation that would impose stricter time limits on short-term rentals is headed to the Board of Supervisors for a vote on Tuesday despite recent efforts by Airbnb to take a more conciliatory tone.
Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over New Rules Imposed On CompanyAirbnb filed suit against San Francisco in federal court Monday over recently approved legislation requiring short-term rental companies to verify that hosts are registered with the city.
San Francisco Seeks Court Order Against Short-Term Rental Site HomeAwaySan Francisco moved to force short-term rental site HomeAway.com to hand over information about hosts and transactions in San Francisco to city tax collectors.
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.
San Francisco Couple Reportedly Found House Sitter Renting Out Their Apartment On AirbnbA San Francisco couple who entrusted their apartment to a house sitter while they were at Burning Man reportedly found out the sitter rented out their unit.
Marin Co. Short-Term Rentals Hard To Find Now That Tiburon, Other Cities Ban Airbnb, VRBOAs more and more homeowners sign up rent out their homes to vacationers for short stays, more Bay Area lawmakers are just saying ‘no.’