Legislation would legalize and regulate thousands of short-term rentals and cap them at 90 days.
Proposal’s backers say they’ll work with city to craft regulation of short-term rental services.
Those who want more regulation of home-sharing, and those who oppose it, sound off at City Hall.
Chiu’s legislation would impose stiff requirements and not override restrictions in lease agreements.
Supervisor David Chiu proposes measure to ensure city’s housing serves residents rather than tourists.
The online home rental site says it will collect the city’s 14 percent hotel tax.
Since its launch in 2008, San Francisco-based Airbnb has turned the hotel industry on its head.
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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: […]