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Cincinnati Ponders Short-Term Rental Regulations

Controversies short-circuited similar legislation in 2018, but the Cincinnati City Council is taking up the issues surrounding short-term rentals again this year.
March 28, 2019, 12pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Cincinnati, Ohio

Jay Hanselman reports on proposed regulations for short-term rentals in Cincinnati, designed to help protect affordable housing units in the city and address concerns about public safety.

City Councilmember David Mann is proposing new regulations after proposing regulations that eventually failed in 2018. This year's version of the regulations does not include a previously proposed cap on the number of units an individual or company can operate.

A requirement for registration on a short-term rental platform, separates the regulations of short-term rentals from hotels, and a 7 percent excise tax are included, among other proposed regulations.

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Published on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 in WVXU Cincinnati
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