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Santa Monica Just Outlawed 80 Percent of Its Airbnb Rentals

One of the most aggressive moves yet in the online rental battle seems virtually impossible to enforce.
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This week in Airbnb vs. the World, two significant developments out of California.

On Thursday, the city of San Francisco released a report detailing the negative impact of Airbnb on its airtight housing stock, revealing that somewhere between 925 and 1,960 units have been removed from the regular rental market so that their owners can rent them out to short-term visitors via Airbnb.