I've recently filed with the SF Office of the Treasurer and Tax
Collector, and see that my fees come to $325 for 2019 and 2020
cumulatively. Are these normal numbers? I saw online that short term
hosts may be exempt from these fees? This seems rather high...
I applied for my Short-term Rental License with the city of San
Francisco in early November of last year (2017). It is now October 2018,
almost a year has passed, and I've never heard a word! In January I did
get that e-mail they sent to all applicants ex...
Just wondering if anyone was able to list while the registration is
still pendning. I submitted my application directly to the office of
short-term rentals (not through AirbBNB) and my understanbding is that I
can list and host while my application is pen...
Hi,We here in SF are all fully aware of the affordable housing crisis,
and the fact that every day families are losing their homes and
apartments due to landlords selling the building to make way for new
construction high rises. I have been observing this...
I'm wondering what other hosts do to cover emergencies when they are out
of town. I'm usually around when I have guests, but occassionally I go
away on the weekend. I am accessable via email and phone when I am out
of town, but I'm looking for a backup ma...
Hi,Wondering whether any other hosts who have sent in renewals for their
Short Term Housing Registration with the City are still waiting for a
response.I sent in my renewal along with a check 2 months ago. I've
heard nothing from the Planning Department. ...
Hi to all you wonderful hosts! Has any of you had delays in getting your
registration renewed in San Francisco? I sent in my form and check to
OSTR in mid-July 2018 for a registration that expires in August (they
told me not to mail it in more than one mo...
This issue is directed to my fellow hosts in San Francisco. After my
guest's first full day of sightseeing, when we're chatting in the
kitchen over breakfast in the morning or over a glass of wine in the
evening, I very often hear this, especially from my...
Hey guys, I'm curious what you think of this amenity: A service that
brings barbers to your home for your guest during their stay. The
process would be mess-free with the help of a disposable mat that is
placed under their chair and all that would be requ...