HomeAway Sues San Francisco Over New Ordiance Favoring airbnb

An Airbnb Rival Challenges San Francisco’s Airbnb Law

From Bloomberg Business, November 3, 2014

San Francisco’s attempt to create a legal framework for Airbnb has its first court challenge, and not from either Airbnb or critics of the new law. No, a lawsuit from another short-term rental company, HomeAway, argues that the city’s new ordinance illegally discriminates against its users, who rent out their vacant pied-à-terres.