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thursday and day after julian. >> thank you very much i know you folks i didn't call your names we're going to have to start from the top sir, was your name called i'm trying to get out of here we have a whole bunch of people that want to speak the folks that submitted their cards no one is better or one is more important dennis are you still here i saw you earlier he had to leave i'm sorry to hear that sarah are you still here what about roger phycology and quinton are you still here you're next after roger karen are you here?
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all right. teresa >> please come on up susan okay katherine and eric can gabriel is that you katherine all right. roger skoolt. >> good afternoon. i'm roger skoolt i'm overlook teacher at san francisco city college and proud resident of this increasing city of constrictions and on the executive board of the 2121 city college and bay city college p had survive many of the people in this room are strong supporters
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obviously that is a complex issue i'm successful california of certainly but want to support the legislation of supervisor campos it make sense i'd like to offer some anecdotal information i think that is one way of putting a complex issue into a prospective i may not be naive if you act think. "question: good point when mines bought a home in san francisco in hayes valley we were there 10 years a two-bedroom apartment well lighted, etc. and because rent control which i stronger support the rented went up from 277 to over 4 heeds dollars and an compatible apartment thousand dollars
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this increase is outages but i urge you to in our deliberations to come up with a solution that is as good as what the people would come up with if this issue went to the ballot years ago i met a labor writer i disagreed with but he said it is ghoulish to make money off other misfortune and all the people needing the money from their rentals - >> thank you. next speaker, please quinton you're up. >> good afternoon, supervisors i'm quinton i know it's your job i want to acknowledge and give you kudos this afternoon for keeping a straight face when our planning direction and sdavr zoning administrator said the best enforcement was to talk to
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neighbors (laughter) no matter what does that is stunning the idea that supervisor farrell suggests hiring more people to talk about to people is a fascinating but that is about the debt and what's fascinating i have airbnb terms of service my neighbors and friends are hosts which the following they've alleged to please read those terms of service carefully they contain important information about the obligations to comply with the employable laws and regulations those are quotes from this airbnb website other than may access and preserve and disclose any of our information if required to by law it goes on to say for any jurisdiction
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collection and remittance of taxes and granted us permissions to transfer data and on the information related to occupancy tax collected related to our tractions so so in any way, shape, or form or anyone else's read of terms of service they don't want to turn it over we're can only implying our gosh mentality needs to stop enforce it by doing more than talking to neighbors. >> thank you very much quinton please. >> next speaker. >> what's our name. >> i'm peter my name was called an hour ago but my name was called. >> please peter continue i have
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your cards i'm the founder the hers in san francisco we have 7 by 7 hundred members and the short time i want to bring up a couple of issuance make a couple of points first of all, i want to point out that the planning department staff recorded quote the data they use show that the medium number of days is about 2 hundred and 57 days this is a contrast of 58 percent days to be a casual and commercial host there's a big difference between 275 and 58 i'll agree by using is 57 day number a lot more casual hosts and fewer commercial hosts and the data in report and setting a cap of 12 hundred and 5 that days or less
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defers the hosting and lowering the cap for hosts welling we want to talk about the enforcements many of the supervisors talked how the enforcements and the planning department said their unenforceable the host are required to be report to the planning department for the number of days hosted from that previous year every 2 years the hosts must renew the application so the planning department and the board can simply enhance the format enforcement by requiring strong legislation by the forms it what require under penalty of perjury that the dates are accurate and thirdly it can give the hosts that are suspected of not reporting
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hosting days. >> thank you jeff back to my order of - teresa (calling names) and hi i have i don't think if you can see that. >> if you like to put it on the overhead sfgovtv please turn on the it is on the screen now. >> oh great so i'm teresa i live in north beach and i've been talking about the problems i see in north beach in particular in terms of thousand i mean thousand ever units being used used vacation rentals they're not recorded in the airbnb report ever late, however, many platforms being used i want to point out if planning didn't have the data if they're not registration
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requirement is it been actually listed on any listing regardless of approach and no penalty or no means for toil stopping someone when the law is saying you can't do this more than a certain number of days this is a neighborhood i live in a neighborhood on the monopoly board any street is 4 unit one entire building used as vacation rentals and behind that another 2 unit where one unit is being used a person lives there no one lives in the four unit building because they never returned after a renovation more were they told if you look at this along one street 21 different vacation rentals planning need
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to have whatever you need in order to see the impact on a neighborhood it is a neighborhood hotel roadway is down the street so, please let there be teeth in this one let - >> all right. thank you eir can fisher. >> good afternoon, everyone. i'm eir can i've lived in san francisco for 4 years and finished my first year at law school i use as airbnb both dominick and abroad i also want to mention i don't currently host but i'm here because i'm concerned about the negative impacts that the short term caps first airbnb is often labeled a ass a disruptive technology it
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smumentdz the income for folks to make ends meet i don't want to live in a neighborhood or everyone works in technology with high paying jobs this encourages the investment in people's homes some of the investment that people earner they're able to invest in their homes i also want to mention currently not having a cap allows hosts to have economic as a inform resident i encourage my friends and families to stay at average i'm sure you're aware of hotels are concentrated in neighbors i want my friends and family to stay in my neighborhood and want them to experience san francisco from a local prospective and experience is organic for those reasons as a community member neighborhoods and concerns for
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citizens without financial incentives please not cap and restrict out my neighbors how they share their homes. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> i'd like to call the next 10 speakers to come up fernando are you still here. >> yep. >> (calling names). >> you guys put in more than one card someone else put it in for you. >> you guys quite being tricky. >> what is this lawrence
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swanson and jamie thank you katherine. >> i am a registered shoermentd host i own my home and rent out a guest home hundred of hosts are publicly come forward city registered with the city and to pay the taxes that airbnb has been doing i exclusively list on averaging airbnb we did so in gooith good faith that the promoter that was approved in october of 2014 will be the ones for which the legislation will abide those maechlts will punish those who have stepped forward like myself that is the bad faith and seems like a bait-and-switch tactic that harms san franciscans last hadn't even had enough time
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to get everybody registered we've talked about my biggest concern is changing the legislation by limiting the number of days to short of 365 for a host rental i do decreasing the number of days will be a financial strain and hurt the small businesses in my neighborhood that bend from the extra folks in the neighborhood as someone who works an, an independent contractor that hosting is not nice it is acceptable to make my mortgage and prabs, etc. keep my home up i'll appreciate if you would not limit the number of nights and let the legislation you think fold as it was originally meant to do if changes need to be made with enough time lapsed that's how you should do the changes
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that is too early to make any of the all the times happen. >> (calling names). >> good afternoon, supervisors i'm ferry navend in district 8 i'm a home sharer the extra income helps me to support my father since he suffered a stroke i live with my partner and my 6-year-old son and the person i share with my homing house made i know that is a terrifying prospective to live with someone more than 90 days all the time instead of turning my home two a hotel i've had to make that decision not to break the law as we started building
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this city to house san franciscans i'm here to speak on the commercial use of short-term rentals and their impact on the supply of rent controlled the rash the evictions and the skoths events and this legislation show 16 hundred around listing that is an under count ii didn't count as another supervisors said the how many away and on the 16 hundred to 16 thousand units that is the commercial rents that's the currently illegal use of apartment for over 90 days as hotels can we endorse and those those 3 thousand units out and put them back into the rental market that will achieve 1/3rd of the housing units by 2030 so how much would it cost the
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city to build take $10,000 multiplied a one hundred million dollars bond that's the cost of 3 the house unites off the housing market thank you very much supervisors. >> good evening supervisors i feel lime i've been here two weeks ago the results of the statistics i'm not in that mind frame right now i really as a result san franciscan i was born here and went to school and raised any children and worked and retired from the san francisco i've never seen such a crisis or we've seen a lot of people come here from different places or having different cultures and masses of like the so-called hippie generation that are supportive but this is
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beyond sdruchgs it is distribution destruction and the airbnb a small part has an impact on the neighborhoods i grew up in a community no longer living in a community i'm one the thirds o two-thirds of this culture that rents and the remaining some percentage of people that live here because so many people have been adapted i think i support supervisor campos legislation and if it explicit glow the board i'll support it on the bottle i think this is we need more regulation in this city this is a small move not a dramatic thing to do it mate preserve our neighborhoods which the mission is right now the target of the whole east side of san francisco
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has been effected and especially those contingency that people like to rent and live there temporarily because their home like they have good restaurants, etc. but that's for the residents not for tourists we commercial lists san francisco and given it to the one percent i'm - >> thank you tech sf roberto hernandez you still here no bryan please come on up. >> hello supervisors bryan with the aids housing alliance there our several points i know that is a difficult place for you supervisors to be in i'm sure you've spent with time the airbnb approach educate on their view it is important to look at almost every tenant in the city
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ate the san francisco apartments association have gotten together and spent a who bunch of time together we're in agreement that's a rare thing and something to take notation of unfortunately ,those platforms and their business models don't allow for san francisco and this reports under counts the number ever units taken off the math they only have the opportunity to look at one approach people good from approach to approach and a to platform 50 days or 8 days on one approach we're seriously under counting the number of days off the market we did building and promote that trickle down housing policy which not a lot of us don't do
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we have to be consistent we can't say to build build build over here and try to sweep under the carpet all the housing it didn't work that way and also, we have to take into consideration the spill over of the loss of the rental units and have to examine the proposition for the harm for the proportionate good i'm under counting the quality of life is proved improved before i this business i have to look at people that are sharing on sro room people that are homeless and their harm versus you're good - >> roger are you here still all right. pam are you here and lawrence and next and jamie learner. >> mr. roger.
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>> good afternoon, supervisors i'm roger the president of the western council that represents 20 homeowners associations in san francisco we support this is fair to homeowners that need extra money and to protect the single-family unit neighborhoods we've support the conditional use permit as long as it didn't violate the neighbors but this provides no protection to the homeowners that live here in zoned residential neighborhoods there's no question of before a short-term rental is allowed in a arrange neighborhood there's a approach to for permit right of action it only means that that hmos is have
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litigation even if a association files to file for cc&rs the violate can claim a violation average should be required to give the neighbors an opportunity to be heard as at the do with the zoning variance eye otherwise the city allows unauthorized bed-and-breakfast if people want to apply for a b and b license they should be encouraged supervisors that is a zoning issue please protect the zoning laws and the residential neighborhoods. >> thank you. next speaker. and hi, i'm pam i'm a homeowner with my husband in potrero hill
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we've been hormone sharing and the income allows me to start my own small business and year ago it allowed me to cut back my hours to take care of my baby that's how it helped us and been to meet a lot of the neighborhoods incellist the owners of a pizza shop stayed us with when their that in-law unit had a baby also, because there's no hotels as i said earlier downtown potrero hill and the developing area mission next to potrero hill we often get the small
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businesses we send the around folks their way we prefer to have a higher cap or no cap at all in order to stay and afford to live in san francisco and promote the mission in coastline. >> thank you very much for being here >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> what's your name. >> i don't think i've called you yet michelle go ahead and michelle (laughter) quickly i'm a san francisco resident for that 12 years i've been a homeowner for 12 increases years in the missions i provide professional career services for women help them previously develop i've rented out my bedroom to generate rental
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income but a year ago i broke up with my boyfriend of 4 years he moved out and two weeks ago i letting i was let go of my job in a pitch i don't know how to stay in san francisco and afford everything housing a roommate was not a possibility and airbnb was able to give me and provide that what i needed to tie myself over i stayed in san francisco and afforded the level of health care i nodded at the time i'm asking you from thankfully i was able to get employed i ask you not put the cap because other people maybe facing similar emergency situations and need more hundred and 20 days to
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recover thank you. >> (calling names). >> in the future folks take pride in writing our names on the card so i and other colleagues can read them. >> hi, i'm bill i sometimes work with the anti eviction map i'm also one the people that does some of the data scraping you've heard in our reports again, a custodian i'm gladly you brought up the
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numbers war where you say this i say that i want to clarify some of the numbers that airbnb has been stating to give prospective on what they may say in the future one april 23rd at the san francisco planning commission airbnb spokeswoman david owen stated every month airbnb pace a little bit over one million dollar in hotel taxes and every month the host makes between 5 hundred and one thousand dollars that same day in the morning he put-down out a statement on the website saying the will average host makes more than one thousand dollars each month. and he put out a previous statement the same thing
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april 19th well i did not see the whole page i've got to tell you there's no mathematical system ♪ universe where those two numbers live together if you're doing one thousand dollars a month as a host in san francisco the most of the tax that airbnb is paying is close to 7 hundred in you're getting one million dollars in tax each host is making over $18,000 take everything airbnb says - >> thank you. >> is there another speaker that wants to comment on that andrew is that you, please come on up. >> i work with the san
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francisco tenants union born and raised in san francisco it is indeed ironic as supervisor campos said as supervisor wiener and supervisor farrell championed a rhetoric of push back of the providing that data that makes this legislation enforceable and this concern about data privacy a reaction to text messages between agencies whether should i i didn't or racism i it cops it was dictated that got those bad overlooks if you have nothing to hide why are you worried about when a report to done to analyze the short-term rental responsibility e reports there's so many doubts of an objective analysis and perhaps that place a question on this might