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S.F. Planners Back Chiu’s ‘Airbnb’ Proposal But Make It Tougher

August 8, 2014 | 5:00 am

S.F. Planners Back Chiu’s ‘Airbnb’ Proposal But Make It Tougher

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Legislation would legalize and regulate thousands of short-term rentals and cap them at 90 days.

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Measure to Regulate Airbnb Won’t Be on Ballot, Backers Decide

July 8, 2014 | 2:20 pm

Measure to Regulate Airbnb Won’t Be on Ballot, Backers Decide

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Proposal’s backers say they’ll work with city to craft regulation of short-term rental services.

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Airbnb Tug of War: Opponents, Supporters Rally in San Francisco

April 30, 2014 | 12:22 pm

Airbnb Tug of War: Opponents, Supporters Rally in San Francisco

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Those who want more regulation of home-sharing, and those who oppose it, sound off at City Hall.

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SF Supervisor’s Airbnb Proposal Would Legalize Some Short-Term Rentals

April 16, 2014 | 10:01 am

SF Supervisor’s Airbnb Proposal Would Legalize Some Short-Term Rentals

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Chiu’s legislation would impose stiff requirements and not override restrictions in lease agreements.

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San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

April 10, 2014 | 4:17 pm

San Francisco Hotel Tax May Be Just the Beginning of Regulation for Airbnb

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Supervisor David Chiu proposes measure to ensure city’s housing serves residents rather than tourists.

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Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

April 1, 2014 | 10:11 am

Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

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The online home rental site says it will collect the city’s 14 percent hotel tax.

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Airbnb Finds Success, but Struggles With Tax Questions

January 21, 2014 | 2:31 pm

Airbnb Finds Success, but Struggles With Tax Questions

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Since its launch in 2008, San Francisco-based Airbnb has turned the hotel industry on its head.

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August 1, 2011 | 3:16 pm

Blog Beat: Airbnb Apologizes; Determining Gender From Tweets; Video – Whole Foods Parking Lot Remix; Tickets for Michael Pollan UCB Class

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Been following the Airbnb debacle? FromTechCrunch: The CEO of the San Francisco company, which facilitates online matchups between those looking for short-term accomodations and people putting their abodes up for rent, offered an unconditional apology to the San Francisco client whose place was ransacked and robbed, as well as mea culpas all around. From Mashable: […]

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