Risky Business: Watch for Business Models that Boost the Bottom Line but Tarnish the Reputation

by Greg Collier
There’s an interesting debate going on in San Francisco with Airbnb, where a crackdown on short-term rentals – especially those being advertised on online sites like Airbnb – are leading to lease violations and eviction notices. The site, Airbnb, connects people looking to make a few bucks by renting out space in their own homes with visitors who are looking to save a few bu ...Read the full article

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