July 26, 2016
David Campos has built much of his political career on loud calls to preserve housing stock and combat gentrification, and as he approaches the end of his final term as District 9 Supervisor, he’s crafted a characteristic stand to crack down on short term rental violations. In April he proposed amendments to incentivize enforcement of existing short term rental laws by fining platforms, rather than users, like Airbnb as much as $1,000 per day per unregistered unit listed on their websites. That stand, however, has turned into a political gamble with looming lawsuits and potential pitfalls….
Source: http://sfist.com/2016/07/26/supervisor_campos_airbnb_legislatio.php