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Airbnb is already on thin ice in many cities, but New York City sex workers are turning these short-term rental apartments into brothels , according to a new report.
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Supervisor David Chiu proposes to let residents rent their dwellings for a period shorter than 30 days, currently illegal for owners and tenants alike.
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The UpTake: San Francisco supervisor David Chiu has drafted legislation regulating short-term rentals and landlords, tenants, and homegrown rental marketplace Airbnb are all going to be in on the lobbying act when it comes to trying to influence the regulations.
10 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Fish and Game Commission to consider listing the gray wolf as an endangered species after appearance of a lone member of the species entered Northern California for first time since 1920s.
In this Jan. 25, 2014 file photo, Lorraine Rorke Bader arranges fresh flowers in a room at her home before an overnight guest arrives in San Francisco.
While entrepreneurship and higher education are sometimes thought to run counterintuitive , Colgate University invited five of Silicon Valley's biggest rock stars to speak to its students this weekend -- as well as to host a Shark Tank of sorts, in which three young founders walked away with $5,000 in funding.
NEW YORK - Prostitutes and escort services are using the San Francisco-based Airbnb home-sharing service to turn prime Manhattan apartments into temporary brothels, according to a report.
Tax season is particularly vexing for freelancers - especially for the growing population of professional AirBnB landlords, according to a report.
The city of Portland approved permits for Thetus Inc.'s new offices at the Historic U.S. National Bank Block in downtown Portland.
Right now, hundreds, maybe even thousands of people in your community stand ready to help you.
But sometimes these variations can work. This is the case for Storefront, which is the equivalent of an Airbnb for retail locations.
S.F. Supervisor David Chiu's proposal would effectively prevent units from becoming full-time vacation rentals.
Warren Buffett, Wells Fargo's largest shareholder as chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is happy to encourage his shareholders to check out San Francisco-based Airbnb for less-expensive housing during the company's annual meeting weekend in Omaha in early May. Warren Buffett appreciates the economic law of supply and demand, but he ... (more)
Home-sharing website Airbnb is lobbying Albany to pass bills that would allow it to collect New York's 14.7% hotel tax, passing along the estimated $21 million windfall to the city and state.
First, Airbnb agreed to pay hotel taxes in Portland. Then it moved to do the same in San Francisco .
I'd never really thought of myself as a potential Airbnb host. Although I live in a place that's ridiculously popular with visitors-Bernal Heights, in San Francisco-my apartment has just one bedroom and one bathroom.
It didn't take long for civilization's oldest profession to collide with the economy's latest fad: the New York Post The crux of the "sharing economy" is that someone else's property becomes yours for as long as you're willing to pay for it, usually no questions asked.