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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2nd Public Hearing on Regulating airbnb in San Francisco Fails to Reach Consensus

Effort to legalize Airbnb stalls at Board of Supervisors committee From the San Francisco Examiner, September 16, 2014 A proposal to legalize and regulate short-term rentals in San Francisco stalled Monday at a Board of Supervisors committee meeting as issues such as enforcement, fees and insurance remained under debate. Amid concerns over the impact of […]

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