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News - October 19, 2018

New registry, fees ahead for Airbnb rentals

About 1,000 listings in Mountain View will be affected

by Mark Noack

After years of deliberation, Mountain View is finally ready to rein in on Airbnb and other freewheeling short-term rental services. At the Oct. 9 meeting, the Mountain View City Council voted unanimously to launch a new citywide registry and to require short-term rentals to pay a hodgepodge of city surcharges, including a new $165 annual registration fee.

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