Vacation Rentals

Close-up of mobile phone with Airbnb and VRBO app icons.

Proposed Bill Would Outlaw Nearly Half of Cleveland's Airbnbs

The proposed new ordinance aims to help combat the Cleveland's housing crunch and eliminate nuisance complaints related to short-term rental properties.

May 27, 2024 - Cleveland Scene

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NYC Issues Over $16 Million in Short-Term Rental Fines

So far, the strict new regulations governing Airbnb and other short-term rentals have not made a significant impact on the rental housing market.

May 16, 2024 - The Real Deal

Close-up of mobile phone with Airbnb and VRBO app icons.

Running Rampant: How Short-Term Rentals Impact Communities With Loose Restrictions

Brendan O’Brien, author of “Homesick,” talks with us about his new book and what he's learned about the effects of short-term rentals in communities like Flagstaff, Arizona; Bozeman, Montana; and St. George, Utah.

February 28, 2024 - Shelterforce Magazine

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A ‘Black Market’ for Short-Term Rentals Grows in NYC

While many owners are listing their rentals on other websites, others are moving them back to the long-term rental market.

November 29, 2023 - Curbed

Close-up of hand using smartphone to search New York City map on Airbnb app.

New York’s Airbnb Reform, One Month In

Less than half of submissions to the city’s new application process have been approved under new short-term rental regulations.

October 24, 2023 - Crain's New York Business

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Short-Term Rentals Continue to Evade Regulations

City leaders around the world are struggling to control the short-term rental market, which many fear is jeopardizing the housing supply and displacing longtime residents.

August 3, 2023 - Bloomberg CityLab

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Study: Vacation Rentals Compounding South Florida Housing Crisis

A new study suggests that short-term rentals are contributing to the region’s housing shortage and helping drive up costs for renter households.

January 24, 2023 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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Short-Term Rental Regulations Up for Debate in Dallas

The Dallas city council is evaluating three proposals that would impose new regulations on short-term rentals in the city’s residential neighborhoods.

June 7, 2022 - D Magazine

Downtown Dallas

Short-Term Rentals Vex Dallas City Council

Residents complain that vacation rentals exacerbate the city’s housing shortage and bring traffic and noise to residential neighborhoods, calling on the city to impose—and enforce—stricter regulations.

May 17, 2022 - The Dallas Morning News

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New Hampshire Could Permit Short-Term Rentals Statewide

A proposed bill would prohibit towns and cities from enforcing bans against short-term rental properties.

April 11, 2022 - The Keene Sentinel

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Lack of Affordable Housing Causing Labor Shortages

Sky-high housing costs are driving workers away from Colorado's mountain towns, leading to labor shortages in some of the state's key industries.

January 5, 2022 - The Denver Post


D.C. Passes Short-Term Rental Regulations

The District of Columbia has approved final regulations for short-term rentals like Airbnb that limit rentals to owner-operated units and cap vacation rentals at 90 days.

December 9, 2021 - Urban Turf

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'Gameday Homes' Raise Housing Costs in Small Southern Towns

Small college towns are seeing housing costs increase as out-of-town football fans buy up properties for short-term use.

August 18, 2021 - Next City

San Diego Harbor

San Diego Passes New Vacation Rental Regulations

The city passed a proposal to limit the number of whole-home vacation rentals and implement new regulations and fees for rental property owners.

March 1, 2021 - Voice of San Diego

Gaslamp Quarter

San Diego Considers Cutting Short-Term Rentals by Half

In a bid to address concerns about vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods, the San Diego Planning Commission recommends cutting the number of short-term rentals in the city in half.

December 14, 2020 - San Diego Union-Tribune

San Diego Beach Housing

California Bill Takes Aim at Vacation Rentals

Proposed legislation in California would limit short-term beach rentals in San Diego.

April 25, 2019 - Voice of San Diego

Denver Approves Short-Term Rentals for Primary Residences

A new ordinance approved by the Denver City Council yesterday grants legitimacy to an "already flourishing vacation rental market."

June 14, 2016 - The Denver Post

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