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Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco as of October 24, 2014 (60% Not Shared)

The following numbers are derived from all Airbnb active San Francisco rentals found on Friday, October 24, 2014.
Note: ‘Apartment’ includes ‘Loft’; ‘House’ includes ‘Cottage’, ‘Chalet’, ‘Villa’

Summary:
Total Rentals = 4786
‘Shared’ Rentals = 1908 (40%)
‘Not Shared’ Rentals = 2878 (60%)
‘Shared’ Apartment Rentals = 1215 (25%)
‘Not Shared’ Apartment Rentals = 2313 (48%)
‘Shared’ House Rentals = 614 (13%)
‘Not Shared’ House Rentals = 536 (11%)

 

Shared / UnitType Count
Entire home/apt 2878
Apt 2313
House 536
Other 29
Private room 1722
Apt 1101
House 565
Other 56
Shared room 186
Apt 114
House 49
Other 23
Grand Total 4786

 

Total SF Rentals = 4786 Apt House Other Sum
Total 3528 1150 108 4786
% of Tot 74% 24% 2% 100%
Shared % of Type 34% 53% 73%
Not Shared % of Type 66% 47% 27%
Shared % of Total 25% 13% 2% 40%
Not Shared % of Total 48% 11% 1% 60%
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VOTE!

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Vote for me. Vote for you. Vote for your mom.
Just Vote, dammit!

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David Chiu ~ Meeting Lobbyists Pays Off? (David Campos, not so much)

 

These tables cover the period of September 2013 to August 2014 (12 months).

They depict, per month, (1) the number of meetings each candidate had with lobbyists, (2) the total campaign contributions received, (3) the number of unique campaign contributions received, (4) the average contribution per contributor, and (5) the average contribution per contributor per meeting with a lobbyist.

DAVID CAMPOS
YearMonth
Count of Meetings with Lobbyists
Total Contributions
Number of Contributions
Average per Contribution
Average Contribution amount per lobbyist meeting per donor
Shift 1 month
201309
5
$53,925
31
1,740
348
201310
5
$36,074
80
451
90
90
201311
3
$22,425
46
488
163
98
201312
2
$93,049
90
1,034
517
345
201401
3
$4,601
18
256
85
128
201402
7
$42,630
28
1,523
218
508
201403
6
$176,509
147
1,201
200
172
201404
2
$43,927
106
414
207
69
201405
1
$170,056
223
763
763
381
201406
1
$26,716
51
524
524
524
201407
6
$62,180
86
723
121
723
201408
2
$204,666
169
1,211
606
202
Totals 43 $936,758 1075

 

DAVID CHIU
YearMonth
Count of Meetings with Lobbyists
Total Contributions
Number of Contributions
Average per Contribution
Average Contribution amount per lobbyist meeting per donor
Shift 1 month
201309
14
$13,150
40
329
23
201310
17
$30,900
61
507
30
36
201311
16
$137,273
198
693
43
41
201312
15
$277,084
379
731
49
46
201401
2
$38,920
70
556
278
37
201402
12
$34,777
80
435
36
217
201403
7
$146,328
232
631
90
53
201404
9
$156,266
122
1,281
142
183
201405
4
$383,201
346
1,108
277
123
201406
5
$122,355
176
695
139
174
201407
7
$25,904
47
551
79
110
201408
7
$153,875
156
986
141
141
Totals 115 $1,520,032 1907

 

Here’s a graph, showing, for each candidate, the average contribution amount per individual donor per meeting with a lobbyist that same month. The amount donated is the vertical axis, the months are the horizontal axis. The solid line is the actual amount, the dotted line is the moving average. There appears to be no correlation for either candidate.

chiucampos-donor-lobbyist-1

 

Now shift the graph data so it shows money contributed for the month tied to number of meetings with lobbyists the previous month…

For Campos there seems to be no correlation again.

For Chiu, the moving average line is much smoother now. It suggests a correlation between David Chiu’s meetings with lobbyists and subsequent donations to his campaign.

chiucampos-donor-lobbyist-2

 

Here are the companies represented by lobbyists that David Chiu, or his staff, met with during this period, and the number of times they met. It does appear that meeting with these lobbyists might have profited Chiu with corresponding campaign contributions. If so, he obviously would be indebted to them and their interests.

Lobbyist_Client Count of Meetings
San Francisco Association Of Realtors 28
Airbnb 19
Baybio 11
Cvs Pharmacy 9
Boston Properties Limited Partnership 5
Coalition For Better Housing 4
San Francisco Chamber Of Commerce 4
Boma San Francisco 4
Ips 3
Apple, Inc. 2
Committee On Jobs 2
Archdiocese Of San Francisco 2
Sfaa 2
Nike, Inc. 2
American Beverage Association 1
Beverages & More 1
California Masonic Memorial Temple 1
A Jasp, Llc 1
1433 Bush Llc 1
Cornerstone Consulting & Technology, Inc. 1
Uber 1
Facebook 1
Genentech, Inc. 1
Integral Development Llc 1
Orchard Supply Hardware 1
Presidio Bay Ventures 1
San Francisco Apartment Association 1
San Francisco Auto Jobs Alliance 1
San Francisco Bar Pilots 1
San Francisco Parks Alliance 1
Sfciti: San Francisco Citizens Initiative For Technology And Innovation 1
Contest Promotions 1

 

Here are the companies represented by lobbyists that David Campos, or his staff, met with during this period, and the number of times they met. It does not appear that meeting with these lobbyists profited Campos with corresponding campaign contributions, so therefore he would most likely not be indebted to them nor their interests.

Lobbyist_Client Count of Meetings
San Francisco Association Of Realtors 6
Baybio 4
Coalition For Better Housing 4
Archdiocese Of San Francisco 3
Beverages & More 3
Ips 3
Sfaa 2
San Francisco Federal Credit Union 2
Boma San Francisco 2
Square, Inc. 2
Integral Development Llc 1
American Beverage Association 1
Boston Properties Limited Partnership 1
Forest City Enterprises 1
Airbnb 1
Golden State Warriors 1
Jcn Developers Llc 1
Maximus Real Estate Partners 1
Maximus Realty Partners 1
Safeway 1
San Francisco Apartment Association 1
Genentech, Inc. 1

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data sources: SF GOV Campaign Finance Database
and Lobbyist Activity for SF Elected Officials

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Donate – David Campos for Assembly

 

Donate - David Campos for Assembly

Donate – David Campos for Assembly.

Volunteer – David Campos for Assembly.

Latest poll from the Bay Area Council…

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Dear Supervisor Kim…

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Dear Supervisor Kim,
In the spirit of civic transparency, could you verify for us that the Airbnb rentals you stayed at did not displace a previous resident, through eviction, or landlord intimidation, or some other means?

ps: I hope you enjoyed your big musical showcase. We couldn’t make it because I think that was the weekend our new landlord tried to re-write our rent-controlled lease of 22 years–we had to spend that weekend getting legal advice. It was very stressful.

Supervisor Jane Kim, at SF BOS Land Use and Economic Development hearing, 9-29-2014:

“And, of course, I’ve also been an Airbnb user, not here in San Francisco, but I’ve used it in other cities, and it’s been a great way to vacation with groups of friends, when it’s hard to get multiple hotel rooms, but you’re going in large groups.
I’ve certainly done it for weddings, and for big musical showcases.”

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Supervisor Jane Kim: She makes a great Lucy (to our Charlie Brown)
(thanks to maya archer-doyle for the metaphor)
(Pirate Shuttle Bus by Julia Wong)

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SAN FRANCISCO GUIDE TO RECALL ELECTIONS

see Document Link

II. WHO MAY BE SUBJECT TO RECALL?
San Francisco Charter § 14.103, California Elections Code § 11007
Under the San Francisco Charter, the following local officials may be subject to a recall:
 Any elected official of the City and County
 The City Administrator
 The Controller
 Any member of the Airport Commission
 Any member of the governing board of the Unified School District
 Any member of the governing board of the Community College District
 Any member of the Ethics Commission.
 Any member of the Public Utilities Commission.
However, no recall petition may be initiated with respect to an officer who has held office
for less than six months or who has had a recall election determined in his or her favor within the
last six months. In addition, an officer whose term ends within six months or less may not be
recalled.

The first stumbling block is…

For this reason, a petition to recall an elected official may not call for a replacement election. Instead, the recall petition should include a request that the Mayor or the Board of Supervisors appoint a person to fill the vacancy created by the recall, if it is successful.

Recall Mayor Ed Lee, and our Board of Bad Supervisors will appoint Ron Conway to mayor.
Recall some bad supervisors, and Ed Lee will replace them with clones.

So we need a strategy.

1. Recall Mayor Ed Lee
This might put ‘the fear of god’ into some of the supervisors. No-one will want to be next, so some might veer toward a better, popular, choice for us for mayor.

2. Recall David Chiu
If he wins (I hope not) the Assembly seat this will be moot? If not, he’s got to go.
(we can work on recalling him from the Assembly later on)

3. Ask Jane Kim if she wants to be next
One more “I’m with you all the way, up to when I vote–then I’m against you” incident, and out she goes. She talks the talk, but she votes out of the other side of her mouth. This has to end, one way or another.

4. ??? (mulling it over…)

(and here’s a link to the state procedure rules for recalling local elected officials)

[added]

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Citizenfour at Landmark Theatres

Citizenfour at Landmark Theatres

Citizenfour at Landmark Theatres.

In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras was in the process of constructing a film about abuses of national security in post-9/11 America when she started receiving encrypted e-mails from someone identifying himself as “citizen four,” who was ready to blow the whistle on the massive covert surveillance programs run by the NSA and other intelligence agencies. In June 2013, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The film that resulted from this series of tense encounters is absolutely sui generis in the history of cinema: a 100% real-life thriller unfolding minute by minute before our eyes. Poitras is a masterful storyteller: she compresses the many days of questioning, waiting, confirming, watching the world’s reaction and agonizing over the next move, into both a great character study of Snowden and a narrative that will leave you on the edge of your seat as it inexorably moves toward its conclusion.

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BREAKING / FOX NEWS: Airbnb is NOT an Ebola Virus Threat!

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The Not-Shared Economy of Airbnb in San Francisco

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Astrophysics with David Chiu. Lesson 1. “Black Holes: Why They Cannot Share”

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