Dec 282016
 
 December 28, 2016  Surveillance

David M. Levitt reports:

In a gentrifying neighborhood of San Francisco, a couple exit their cab and head toward an apartment, rolling suitcases behind them. Unbeknownst to them, a private investigator by the name of Michael Joffe sits in his parked car just across the street, discreetly snapping pictures.

This is not a divorce case waiting to happen or an international spy caper. Nothing that salacious or mysterious. It is instead an episode that provides a window into how bitter the feud between struggling tenants and home-sharing websites like Airbnb Inc. has become. Joffe works for a tenant lawyer who in turns represents a family that was evicted from their apartment — the one that the couple was entering that day.

Read more on Bloomberg.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

  One Response to “Prying Eyes Are Watching Airbnb Users as Tenants Fight Back”

  1. This kind of stuff can happen with illegal apt subletting too.. But I get it..With Air B&B on the rise, these kinds of issues can happen more frequently.

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