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  1. San Diego’s Draft Airbnb Rules: Simply Explained

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    November 14, 2015 by Omar Passons

    I found myself in a conversation with a friend of mine in which we disagreed on whether the proposed rules …
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  2. Understanding short term rentals in San Diego (part IV): Proposed new rules

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    August 15, 2015 by Omar Passons

    I decided to post the draft Short Term Vacation Rental ordinance for the City of San Diego so that regular …
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  3. Understanding short term rentals in San Diego (pt III): Residential rental of less than 30 days ruled illegal without permit

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    August 11, 2015 by Omar Passons

    For those unfamiliar with the issues, you can read part I and part II of this story, also on this …
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  4. Understanding short term rentals in San Diego (pt II) – The “community’s” secret weapon

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    July 28, 2015 by Omar Passons

    I put the term community in quotes in the title because not everyone in every community views these issues the …
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  5. Understanding Short Term Rentals in San Diego – a panel discussion

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    July 24, 2015 by Omar Passons

    For the better part of the last year I’ve found myself involved – mostly through Airbnb – in the City …
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  6. A word about parks: Golden Hill and Conditions Assessments

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    November 2, 2014 by Omar Passons

      This is a clip from the TV Show Parks & Recreation, which I find quite hilarious.  I thought I’d …
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  7. Hack for Change: Models of Community-Based Public Leadership

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    June 1, 2014 by Omar Passons

      I was asked to speak at a Hack for Change event on June 1st as part of the National …
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