short-term rentals

Supervisor David Campos (center) speaks during a news conference held at San Francisco's City Hall Monday, May 1, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF reaches settlement with Airbnb over short-term rental rules

Airbnb and HomeAway have agreed to register all hosts listed in San…

 

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Despite Airbnb overture, SF expected to approve 60-day cap on short-term rentals

San Francisco’s patience with short-term rentals has apparently run out as city…

 

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Judge declines to issue preliminary injunction against SF’s tighter new rules for Airbnb

A federal judge on Tuesday declined to issue a preliminary injunction against…

 

San Francisco users of the short-term rental site Airbnb will only be allowed to post listings at one address starting Nov. 1. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Airbnb to limit users to one host listing in SF starting Nov. 1

San Francisco users of the short-term accommodation site Airbnb will only be…

San Francisco users of the short-term rental site Airbnb will only be allowed to post listings at one address starting Nov. 1. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
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Campos proposes changes to short-term rental law in response to Airbnb lawsuit

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos on Tuesday introduced amendments to short-term rental…

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HomeAway.com on notice to share info with SF tax collector

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera this week moved to force short-term…

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SF legislators approve tougher rules for Airbnb

Short-term rental websites will have to play by a much tougher set…

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Millions of dollars in Airbnb revenue comes from full-time short-term rentals, study shows

Nearly a third of the revenue generated by San Francisco-based home-sharing giant…

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Airbnb to share registration information with hosts

Home-sharing giant Airbnb on Monday vowed to provide its users with information…

After estimating the total cost of Super Bowl 50 to San Francisco at $4 million last week, new estimates say Muni costs alone will be $2.3 million. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supes zero in on Airbnb registration, Super Bowl 50 costs

Nearly one year after a law went into effect legalizing short-term rentals…

After estimating the total cost of Super Bowl 50 to San Francisco at $4 million last week, new estimates say Muni costs alone will be $2.3 million. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Protest, celebration mark Mayor Ed Lee’s inauguration to second full term

Mayor Ed Lee’s inauguration to his second four-year term was lauded with…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A Nob Hill property owner has applied for a hotel permit to operate her three-unit building at 40 Pleasant Street as short-term rentals. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Property owner defends use of three-unit Nob Hill building as short-term rentals

When Jennifer Solomon purchased her three-story Nob Hill apartment building in 1993,…

A Nob Hill property owner has applied for a hotel permit to operate her three-unit building at 40 Pleasant Street as short-term rentals. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Jane Kim is exploring potential ballot measures in November or June to increase hotel taxes and real estate transfer taxes for properties over $5 million. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Supervisor Kim calls for tax increases to hotels, luxury home sales

It’s no secret that San Francisco’s economy is flourishing. The median home…

Supervisor Jane Kim is exploring potential ballot measures in November or June to increase hotel taxes and real estate transfer taxes for properties over $5 million. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Chris Lehane explains how Airbnb will follow its election victory by expanding home-sharing communities in other cities at Airbnb's headquarters in San Francisco on Nov. 4. (Connor Hunt/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Airbnb pledges to follow election victory by expanding home-sharing communities

Less than 24 hours after Airbnb prevailed Tuesday in The City’s election…

Chris Lehane explains how Airbnb will follow its election victory by expanding home-sharing communities in other cities at Airbnb's headquarters in San Francisco on Nov. 4. (Connor Hunt/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Angelo Sangiacomo, developer of Trinity Place, is under investigation for allegedly leasing nearly two dozen rent-controlled units at the South of Market development. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Trinity Place developer accused of illegally leasing apartments

As San Francisco continues to debate the future of its short-term rental…

Angelo Sangiacomo, developer of Trinity Place, is under investigation for allegedly leasing nearly two dozen rent-controlled units at the South of Market development. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco member, Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer holds a sign at a press conference against Airbnb's unregulated rentals. Monday, June 8 2015 at the Airbnb Headquarters, located at 888 Brannan St., San Francisco. Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. Examiner

Effects of Airbnb disputed prior to Board of Supervisors regulation vote

San Francisco voters would support a ballot initiative calling for The City…

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco member, Sarah Sherburn-Zimmer holds a sign at a press conference against Airbnb's unregulated rentals. Monday, June 8 2015 at the Airbnb Headquarters, located at 888 Brannan St., San Francisco. Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. Examiner
Photo by Natasha Dangond/Special to the SF ExaminerHousing Rights Committee of San Francisco member

Effects of Airbnb disputed prior to Board of Supervisors regulation vote

San Francisco voters would support a ballot initiative calling for The City…

Photo by Natasha Dangond/Special to the SF ExaminerHousing Rights Committee of San Francisco member
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SF Planning Commission recommends limiting Airbnb rentals, other changes to law

After hours of public testimony and debate Thursday, The City’s Planning Commission…

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Photo by Natasha Dangond/Special to the SF ExaminerHousing Rights Committee of San Francisco member

Planning Department prepares for registrations after short-term rental law takes effect

After a controversial law regulating Airbnb and similar short-term residential rental platforms…

Photo by Natasha Dangond/Special to the SF ExaminerHousing Rights Committee of San Francisco member
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGregg De Meza stands in his backyard where a group of home sharing enthusiasts gather to launch a campaign that will push for the legalization of private home and room rentals through programs such as Airbnb.

Airbnb advocates voice praise for home sharing

It helped Marcia Weisbrut get on her feet after cancer. It paid…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGregg De Meza stands in his backyard where a group of home sharing enthusiasts gather to launch a campaign that will push for the legalization of private home and room rentals through programs such as Airbnb.