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Most Wanted: San Francisco flyers name and shame Airbnb hosts

• The Guardian

San Francisco's gentrification wars have long fostered a certain element willing to make the debate over affordable housing extremely personal. During the first dot-com boom, members of the "Mission Yuppie Eradication Project" posted flyers encouraging residents of the once working-class Latino neighborhood to "vandalize yuppie cars". During the current tech boom, as evictions soared, activists began using stencils to paint the sidewalks in front of certain buildings with an image of a suitcase and a message: "Tenants here forced out." A payroll levy on the city's largest tech companies ?" such as Google, Twitter, Uber and Airbnb ?" aims to tackle inequality, but some have savaged the proposal Read more But throughout all the turmoil, San Francisco's Chinatown ?" 24 crowded blocks that have endured as a point of entry for generations of low-income Chinese immigrants ?" has remained largely insulated from the rancor. Until now. In recent weeks, "Want