“The Hill” Questions Sentaor Feinstein’s Objection to airbnb in Her Home Town, San Francisco

Sen. Feinstein is wrong on Airbnb From The Hill, October 24, 2014 On the topic of zoning laws, Airbnb does lead to commercial activity being conducted in residentially zoned areas. It also allows homeowners living in those areas the ability to make extra money off of their unused space. It’s a trade-off. It’s especially fallacious […]

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Contorvesial San Francisco Licensing Policy for airbnb Goest to Mayor for Signing

 SF supervisors send ‘Airbnb law’ to mayor despite objections From SF Gate, October 22, 2014 A divided Board of Supervisors for the second time approved legislation Tuesday legalizing short-term rentals in San Francisco, sending Mayor Ed Lee a controversial proposal that has become a major issue in several political races and created some strange alliances. […]

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airbnb in Portland, Oregon – Phase 2 – Proposal for airbnb Rentals in Condos and Aparmtents

From the Portland Mercury, October 8, 2014 Mayor Charlie Hales’ office plans to release proposed rules for a controversial expansion by Airbnb to multifamily buildings by the end of the month, the Mercury has learned. The proposed limits—flowing from talks among landlord and renter lobbyists, housing advocates, city staffers, and even Airbnb itself—might even become […]

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airbnb Battle in San Frnacisco Heats Up as Proposal Moves to Board of Supervisors

SF Housing Interests Unite Against Proposed Airbnb Legislation From Tech Crunch, October 3, 2014 A broad group of protesters representing various San Francisco housing interests met on the steps of City Hall today to express their opposition of proposed legislation that would allow residents to rent out their homes on a short-term basis. The proposal, […]

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