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  1. Grand Rapids Stay Hostel founders switch to a for-profit model, seek 'crowdfunding'Read the original story

    53 min ago |

    ... end on May 30, Knaack said. Although the hostel concept has been challenged by alternative travel services such as and, Knaack said they are confident the demand for a hostel remains strong among young travelers. Airbnb ...


  2. San Francisco's Short-Term Rental Market Faces Big Changes From New Airbnb-Focused LegislationRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | SF Appeal

    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 such as Airbnb.


  3. Airbnb horror storiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Airbnb, the fast-growing website that allows people to rent out their homes and apartments to others, has its fair share of success stories.


  4. Sporadic rentals seem OK, but our S.F. homes are no hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... neighbors rent their units out from time to time. What we don't want is for someone to use an Internet service like Airbnb, Home-Away or VRBO to turn their unit into a full-time vacation inn. Ted Gullicksen, executive director of the San Francisco ...


  5. Will David Chiu Let You Rent Your Apartment on Airbnb?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Uptown Almanac

    Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced legislation yesterday that would clarify regulations around short-term apartment rentals through sites like Airbnb, VRBO and Craigslist.


  6. San Francisco Considers Ending Rental BanRead the original story

    Yesterday | EDGE

    ... set to be unveiled in San Francisco would make it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported. Supervisor David Chiu was ...


  7. How to Plan a Trip to the British Virgin IslandsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 |

    ... typical beach destinations, and consequently don't come cheap. Relatively cheaper accommodation can be found through Airbnb rentals (USD 20-70 per person per night), but there are very few listings (even including the adjoining American territory). ...


  8. Are Airbnb Rentals Turning Into Hooker Hot Spots?Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | FindLaw

    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.


  9. Major Reservations: Why Cities Are Worried About AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Time

    ... for residents and cheaper accommodations for travelers, it can also create issues for neighbors and landlords Using Airbnb in San Francisco and New York may not be so breezy by the end of this year. Right now, a visitor can hop on the site, find an ...


  10. Urban Storage Startup Boxbee Raises $2.3 Million From Floodgate, Google Ventures, And OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TechCrunch

    ... an office closet while waiting to be used. The company also sees an opportunity to partner with rental platforms like Airbnb to enable hosts to keep valuables in storage while making their homes available for rent. And so it hopes to keep its own ...


  11. Start-up Tips From The Bosses Of Ebay, Chegg, Airbnb--And Ashton KutcherRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... college's entrepreneur weekend . CNBC's David Faber hosted a panel with eBay's John Donahoe, Chegg's Dan Rosenweig, Airbnb's Brian Chesky, former Skype CEO Tony Bates and actor / investor Ashton Kutcher . After the hour-long discussion, the guests ...


  12. Airbnb gets ready for regulation battle on its home turf of San FranciscoRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Business Journal

    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.


  13. San Francisco Airbnb Proposal Would Legalize Some Short-Term RentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KQED

    ... will have to comply with some stiff requirements. Under Chiu's proposal, tenants or landlords who want to become Airbnb "hosts" would need to register with the city, prove they occupy the unit 75 percent of the year, and pay the same taxes as ...


  14. 5 California Things to Know for WednesdayRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... io-video equipment. San Francisco lawmakers consider making it legal for residents to rent out homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements.


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    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... because it's a great deal. How much you splurge is up to you. If renting a house or an apartment is more your style, Airbnb also has listings available same day. Save yourself time communicating with the host by finding a listing with "Instant ...


  16. Twitter Inc.'s post-IPO lockup period ends next month, meaning...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... Eight venture-backed technology companies in the U.S. raised rounds of at least $100 million in the past 30 days. Airbnb Inc. is among a small group of startups being assigned 11-digit valuations as hedge funds, private equity firms, corporate ...


  17. Technology Stock Slump Fuels Concern Startup Values May FollowRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... Eight venture-backed technology companies in the U.S. raised rounds of at least $100 million in the past 30 days. Airbnb Inc. is among a small group of startups being assigned 11-digit valuations as hedge funds, private equity firms, corporate ...


  18. Editorial: Common sense evictedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Wave

    ... bureaucratic hell. Navigating the system can costs thousands or tens of thousands of dollars. And those who turn to Airbnb for support are simply told to get a lawyer. As the app-based short-term rental company struggles to prevent a tide of ...


  19. In this Jan. 25, 2014 file photo, Lorraine Rorke Bader... Photo-photo.5404232Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... guest arrives in San Francisco. Bader rents out the room, with a 3-night minimum stay, for $120 a day using the Airbnb service. Legislation set to be unveiled Tuesday, April 15, 2014, by a San Francisco supervisor would make it legal for city ...


  20. Confessions of a First-Time Airbnb HostRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Sunset Magazine

    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.