April 25, 2016
But that’s not good enough according to a proposed piece of legislation from Supervisor David Campos. A new law he’s outlined would require companies including Airbnb and VRBO to verify that all of their rentals are registered with the city before they’re posted online. After all, every registered short term rental receives a registration number, so it’s likely that wouldn’t be hard. The Chronicle reported news of the proposal, which would call for fines of up to $1,000 per day for unlawfully listed units. And, if you know David Campos, you’ve already guessed that he’s proudly announced where the money gained from fines would go: Toward affordable housing….
Source: http://sfist.com/2016/04/25/campos_proposes_legislation_to_hold.php