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File #: 170507    Version: 1 Name: Settlement of Lawsuit and Tolling Agreement - Airbnb, Inc. and HomeAway.com, Inc. - City to Receive $80,000 plus $10,000 Annually
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
Introduced: 5/9/2017 In control: Clerk of the Board
On agenda: 5/9/2017 Final action: 6/2/2017
Enactment date: 6/2/2017 Enactment #: 208-17
Title: Resolution endorsing settlement of the lawsuit filed by Airbnb, Inc. and HomeAway.com, Inc. against the City and County of San Francisco and authorizing a Tolling Agreement; the lawsuit was filed on June 27, 2016, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. 16-cv-03615; entitled Airbnb, Inc., et al. v. City and County of San Francisco; the lawsuit involves a challenge to Ordinance Nos. 104-16 and 178-16, which regulate hosting platforms that provide booking services for short-term residential rentals; material terms of the settlement include a framework for Airbnb and HomeAway to take reasonable care to verify that short-term rental listings are lawfully registered before offering booking services, Airbnb and HomeAway’s agreement to remove unregistered listings on their websites, Airbnb and HomeAway’s payment of $40,000 each to the City plus $5,000 each annually to establish an Application Program Interface, and the City’s agreement to toll statutes of limitation.
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Airbnb Agrmt and Mutual Release - 050117, 3. DRAFT HomeAway Agrmt and Mutual Release, 4. Board Pkt 052317, 5. Leg Final
Related files: 170575, 170614, 170615
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