Seattle considers tax on Uber and Lyft to fund affordable housing

Lawmakers in Seattle are considering imposing a 51-cent tax on ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft, which would be used to finance new affordable housing and transportation projects. The proposed new tax, which still needs to be approved by the City Council, would come into effect next July, the Seattle Times reported. Seattle Mayor

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Investors hire Uber & Lyft drivers to spot potential home flips

Real estate companies and investors have hit on the idea of hiring drivers from Uber and other ride-sharing firms to help them search for new properties to flip. The theory is that the drivers can serve as an extra pair of eyes for such companies, helping to spot rough diamonds on their routes that could

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Anyplace Snags $2.5 Million Seed Round – Somehow

Anyplace, a marketplace startup that offers people find flexible-term furnished housing, recently closed a $2.5 million dollar funding round.

Haus: Will it be the “Uber” of real estate?

One of the minds that brought us Uber is trying to change the face of real estate through a mobile app. The app, called Haus, is for buyers, sellers, and agents, and focuses on the offer process rather than home search.

Uber in Partnership with Real Estate Developer

According to an article in Forbes, approximately 90% of American households have a car but a new partnership between a real estate development in San Francisco and Uber could change things in the future. Uber recently announced its first partnership with a real estate development in San Francisco that has more than 3,000 rental apartments.

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