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US scene: San Francisco cracks down on Airbnb hosts

Plus: Boston-area casino plan triggers big tussle

May 12, 2014 04:30PM
By Sasha von Oldershausen

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Home prices in Seattle and the rest of the Puget Sound area are rising because of an inventory crunch

Home prices in Seattle and the rest of the Puget Sound area are rising because of an inventory crunch

From the May issue: In this month’s roundup of real estate news from across the country, we first head to the Puget Sound area of Washington state, which includes Seattle, that’s now suffering a housing shortage. We then check in on San Francisco, where Airbnb and VBRO hosts are facing fines and eviction if they’re accused of illegally operating hotels. See these items and more after the jump.

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