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Making it easier to follow the rules

March 09, 2015 1:39 PM

After two years of discussion, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors created new rules for home sharing. Hosts are working hard to follow the rules, but the Planning Department is making compliance difficult.

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Legislation Approved by Board of Supervisors

October 17, 2014 11:38 AM

Earlier this month, the Board of Supervisors took an important step to move forward with legislation protecting home sharing.  Although we continue to have some concerns about specific provisions, overall this was a major victory for the home sharing community.

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Business Story: Bean There

October 01, 2014 2:51 PM

I ran a large restaurant in the Financial District for a while, but had an urge to do something different in a friendlier neighborhood.

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Marcia's Story

September 19, 2014 4:45 PM

For nearly 3 years I have been hosting guests from all around the world in a spare room in my apartment. The people I’ve met have been delightful and have so enriched my experience of human connectedness.

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Michael's Story

September 11, 2014 10:00 AM

Hosting has had a significant impact on my life... and I believe that in turn, I’ve been able to both support my local community and provide a  great experience for the guests who have stayed with me.

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Business Story: Dan's Cleaners

September 03, 2014 3:58 PM

Our family has been in the dry cleaning and laundry business for eighteen years, nine of which have been here in Bernal Heights. I love working in Bernal Heights because of the strong sense of community here. 

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Business Story: Curbside Cafe

August 25, 2014 2:30 PM

I've lived in San Francisco for more than fifteen years, four and a half of which have been dedicated to Curbside Cafe, my wife's and my cozy bistro in Pacific Heights. Curbside Cafe partners with home sharing hosts in the neighborhood to make special offers for their guests to the city.

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Ashley and Adrian's Story

August 22, 2014 11:38 AM

We have been home sharing for 1 year this June.  In this year, we have had the opportunity to share our interest, lifestyle, experiences, and home, with others from all around the world.  We have had the pleasure to learn from, listen to, and meet others with the same desire to share.

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Dan's Story

August 13, 2014 6:59 PM

When we put our spare room on Airbnb, it enabled us to earn the supplemental income we needed to remain in San Francisco.

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Welcome Home Sharers!

July 30, 2014 12:00 PM

Welcome to Fair to Share San Francisco, an online resource and action center for the thousands of San Franciscans who believe that you should be allowed to share your home.

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