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San Francisco voters reject ballot measure to curb Airbnb

Proposition F, meant to preserve scarce housing for residents in a searing market, would have imposed a 75-day-per-year limit on Airbnb rentals and forced hosts to register with the city.

San Francisco

AIRBNB Inc has fought off a San Francisco ballot measure that sought to limit the short-stay rental service in its hometown, an effort to contain housing costs that some say has made the city a playground for well-heeled techies.

The measure, meant to preserve scarce