News

Short-term rental bans are not only ineffective at lowering housing costs, they actually impose severe limitations on the residents who have to endure the high cost of living in those cities.   by Steve Shur // San Francisco Business Times San Francisco and the Bay Area, home to billionaires and increasingly expensive housing, is divided over the cause of its affordable housing crisis...

Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Oahu lawmakers have an important decision before them — allow the full negative impacts of Bill 89 to unfold at the expense of our local economy and jobs, or work to amend the regulations in a way that addresses community concerns and balances the role short-term rentals play in supporting our visitor economy.   by Steve Shur //...