Posts Tagged: AIRBNB

Will Nov. Initiatives Ease SF’s Housing Woes (Updated)?

SF’s Housing Wars Shift to Airbnb

SF’s Housing Wars Shift to Airbnb

Posted June 8, 2015 by

After last week’s huge City Hall turnout to “Save the Mission,” San Francisco’s next housing battle is on June 9. That’s when the Board of Supervisors votes on revised short-term rental legislation designed to improve upon the measure enacted last
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Should Mayors Influence Commissioners?

Should Mayors Influence Commissioners?

Posted May 19, 2015 by

According to the May 17 SF Examiner, a San Francisco Planning Commissioner changed their vote on a key short-term rental policy after getting a text message from Mayor Lee’s liaison to the commission. The vote switch angered Planning Department staff
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Revisiting the SF Housing Debate

Revisiting the SF Housing Debate

Posted May 18, 2015 by

As the San Francisco Board of Supervisors holds a hearing today on new short-term rental legislation, the real news was last week’s Harvey Rose report showing that Airbnb rentals take up as many as 24% of vacant units. This amounts
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Will SF’s Mission Moratorium and Short-Term Rental Initiatives Win?

San Francisco and Airbnb, Take Two

San Francisco and Airbnb, Take Two

Posted April 23, 2015 by

The San Francisco Planning Commission votes on April 23 on new regulations for the city’s short-term rental industry. Some of the measures were part of trailing legislation when the Board of Supervisors passed its law last fall; others are Mayor
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The Return of Aaron Peskin

The Return of Aaron Peskin

Posted March 31, 2015 by

Former Board of Supervisors President and SF Democratic Party head Aaron Peskin formally announced on March 30 that he is running for D3 Supervisor. This was expected following Mayor Lee’s bypassing Chinatown tenant activist Cindy Wu in favor of Julie
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SF Should Send Airbnb Taxes to Nonprofits

SF Should Send Airbnb Taxes to Nonprofits

Posted February 23, 2015 by

Airbnb ‘s announcement last week that it has paid San Francisco tens of millions of dollars in back taxes  came at a perfect time.  That’s because on February 25 at 10am the Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee is considering giving
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