The Chamber was present for a special hearing at the San Diego City Council regarding significant regulation of short term rentals, including popular companies such as Airbnb and HomeAway. Representatives from the Chamber staff testified, asking that any motion impacting innovation and business in San Diego be vetted, discussed and properly considered before being applied.
The City Council requested the Mayor’s office to research the cost of staff to regulate and oversee short-term rentals in the city and return it to Council.
- San Diego Metro Magazine: Packed Hall Seen as Council Sets Vacation Rental Special Meeting
- NBC San Diego: New Effort to Toughen Up Controversial Short-Term Rentals in San Diego
- The Los Angeles Times: Renting an Airbnb home in San Diego could get complicated
- The San Diego Union-Tribune: Short-term vacation rentals: Time for the debate in San Diego