Colorado Ski Towns Concerned About airbnb Impact

Resort communities weigh regulation, enforcement of vacation rentals From The Denver Post, July 19, 2015 A comprehensive analysis by the Colorado Association of Ski Towns, or CAST, reveals homeowners’ conversion of long-term rental properties into short-term vacation rentals as the largest rental-by-owner issue for resort communities. Vacation rentals now join the list of challenges for […]

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The Two Sides to airbnb

Rental sites like Airbnb aren’t as innocuous as they pretend From the Los Angeles Times, July 19, 2015 So San Francisco, like Los Angeles, New York and some other cities, is offering to go easy on modest “sharing,” in return for the collection of lodging taxes and strict enforcement of the rules against turning housing […]

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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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