Home-sharing giant Airbnb is the target of a lawsuit brought by five tenants who say they were kicked out of their Fairfax District apartments so their landlords could rent the units on the company's website for more money.
The lawsuit alleges Airbnb is liable for facilitating the rental of these rent-stabilized units by acting as an intermediary between the landlord and renter.
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Randy Renick, a partner with Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP, in Pasadena. He is representing the plaintiffs in the lawsuit
Robert St. Genis, Director of Operations at The Los Angeles Short Term Rental Alliance, which advocates for Angelenos renting out properties