Two Sides Clash Over Conflicting Reports On Airbnb’s Impact On SF’s Housing MarketTwo new reports looking into the impact short-term rental companies such as Airbnb have had on housing in San Francisco have come to different conclusions.
Planning Commission Recommends a 120 Night Per Year Hosting Cap On SF Airbnb RentalsSan Francisco's Planning Commission has recommended putting a cap on hosting short-term housing rentals to 120 nights a year in an amendment proposed by Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell.
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.
San Jose Considers Tax, Regulations For Airbnb And Other Short-Term Housing RentalsSan Jose is the most recent city to consider slapping a hotel tax on short-term rentals from websites like Airbnb, but the city maintains it’s not trying to discourage the "shared economy”.
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.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Supervisors Pass Controversial Airbnb Law 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.