About airbnb’s $20 Billion Valuation

Airbnb And The Problem Of Data From the Tech Crunch, June 11, 2015 Ultimately, how San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and other economically prosperous and land-constrained cities decide to regulate Airbnb will impact how much the company can grow its inventory in its most lucrative markets. While Los Angeles city council members are currently considering new rules, New York Mayor […]

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In San Francisco airbnb Lobbying Delays Tougher Sanctions for Now – Housing Advocates Vow Ballot Measure

As City Hall dawdles, S.F. housing advocates look to Airbnb ballot From USA Today, June 10, 2015 After watching this city’s Board of Supervisors again fail to agree on tougher home-sharing rules, housing advocates alarmed over skyrocketing rents and increased evictions here are looking to put the issue directly to voters. … The legislative inaction […]

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Could airbnb Be Subject to RICO Action?

It’s time to crack down on Airbnb From CNBC, June 9, 2015 Very simply, Airbnb is a catalyst for failure to comply with one law, rule or regulation after another (whether local, state or federal). While it requires hosts to represent and warrant that their listings don’t breach condo, lease or rental agreements or homeowners’ […]

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