By Joshua Sabatini : sfexaminer – excerpt
The Board of Supervisors has apparently grown tired of short-term rental scofflaws after legalizing the industry two years ago. In a 6-to-2 vote, legislation introduced by Board President London Breed was approved, imposing a cap of 60-days on short term rentals.
Supervisors Katy Tang and Malia Cohen opposed the law. Supervisor Mark Farrell was excused from the vote since he has business interests related to short-term rentals, and supervisors Scott Wiener and Norman Yee were absent.
It is unclear if when the board votes Nov. 29 on the legislation for a second read how many votes there will be. It would take eight votes to override a mayoral veto and it’s unclear whether Mayor Ed Lee will oppose it… (more)