“A blip on the radar screen a few years ago, short-term vacation rentals (STVRs) have proliferated in San Diego. Data show Airbnb, one of dozens of online vacation rental websites, has 3,530 listings in San Diego. Of those, 65 percent – 2,283 – are whole-house, absentee-owner rentals. These are unsupervised, lucrative, mini-hotels operating next to homes in residential neighborhoods.”
Read the complete article, Vacationers incompatible with neighborhood quality of life, Tom Coat & Brian J. Curry, on the San Diego Union-Tribune website.