West Hollywood May Say “No” to airbnb

West Hollywood Thinking About an Outright Ban on Airbnb

From Curbed L.A., February 4, 2015

No, you pack your bags, Airbnb: a city task force in West Hollywood has recommended that the city do what Silver Lakers and Venetians before it have tried and failed to do and outright ban short-term vacation rentals. WeHo’s Shared Economy Task Force (a real thing) has suggested that the city outlaw all short-term rentals (rooms rented out for less than 30 days), reports Wehoville; short-term renting is already not allowed in residential areas, just as it’s against the rules in most of Los Angeles, but there are hundreds of Airbnb listings for WeHo on the site, which is why the task force wants to take the city’s stance up a notch. The task force also wants to ask short-term rentals sites to explicitly