June 3, 2016
Hosts are currently required to register with The City before they list a property on a short-term rental site. But websites do not have to verify if hosts are registered before allowing them to list on their sites, making it more challenging for The City to weed out illegal rentals, which are blamed for exacerbating the housing crisis. That’s the loophole supervisors David Campos and Aaron Peskin want to close….
Source: http://www.sfexaminer.com/sf-poised-require-airbnb-list-registered-hosts-pay-fines/