SF Planning Commission Considering New Short-Term Rental Laws in Hearing

SF Planning Commission Considering New Short-Term Rental Laws in Hearing

The San Francisco Planning Commission this afternoon is weighing in on legislation that would change laws surrounding short-term home rentals, such as listings through the…

Airbnb Supporters And Opponents Hold Dueling Rallies Over Future Of Short-Term Housing Rentals In SF

Airbnb Supporters And Opponents Hold Dueling Rallies Over Future Of Short-Term Housing Rentals In SF

Supporters and opponents of room-sharing services such as Airbnb that allow people to use their homes as short-term lodging for a fee held dueling rallies…

SF Sues Two Landlords Who Allegedly Ellis Acted Tenants, Turned Buildings Into Tourist Rentals

SF Sues Two Landlords Who Allegedly Ellis Acted Tenants, Turned Buildings Into Tourist Rentals

Lawsuits were filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera today against two landlords who allegedly illegally converted residential apartments into short-term rental units used…

San Francisco’s Short-Term Rental Market Faces Big Changes From New Airbnb-Focused Legislation

San Francisco’s Short-Term Rental Market Faces Big Changes From New Airbnb-Focused Legislation

San Francisco Supervisor David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would change how city residents can rent out rooms at homes and apartments through home-sharing websites…

Tenant Troubles: I Only Have An Oral Lease, May I Sublet A Room In My Apartment?

Tenant Troubles: I Only Have An Oral Lease, May I Sublet A Room In My Apartment?

I live in a rent-controlled flat, where I have no written lease prohibiting sublettingĀ (I’ve lived here for 22 years). I don’t get along with the…

Nagging The Mayor For Answers On Airbnb

According to a study that Airbnb commissioned and publicized late last year, its hosts in San Francisco collect $12.7 million from their guests every year….