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Cathedral City to phase out vacation rentals

Cathedral City, California, also passed new resolutions on enforcement, fees, and penalties. The new measures go into effect October 9....Continued

States restrict short-term rentals in response to pandemic

State-level restrictions include exemptions, such as providing accommodations to health care workers, first responders, and law enforcement....Continued

Menlo Park, California, to enforce short-term rental tax law

The city of Menlo Park will start enforcing an ordinance requiring short-term rental hosts to collect occupancy tax from their guests....Continued

Short-term rentals legalized in Arvada, Colorado

Arvada, Colorado, has legalized short-term rentals and created rules for their operation that will go into effect at the end of October....Continued

Atlantic City plans stricter rules for short-term rentals

Once the new Atlantic City law gets final approval from the City Council, the rules are expected to go into effect in October. ...Continued

New short-term rental rules go into effect in Newport Beach

New rules for short-term rentals go into effect in Newport Beach, California; a short-term rental law in Manhattan Beach is overturned; and Laguna Beach looks to tighten short-term rental restrictions...Continued

New Orleans City Council approves new short-term rental tax

The 6.75% tax on short-term rentals within New Orleans was originally projected to generate $10.5 million a year for the city before the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on the city’s tourism industry....Continued

New vacation rental rules go into effect in Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia

In Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia, short-term rental operators are now required to hold a permit in order to operate....Continued

As short-term rentals get back to business, regulators do too

While pandemic shutdowns put debates about rules for short-term rentals on hold, now that vacation rentals are getting back to business, cities are resurrecting proposals for regulation....Continued

Appeals court rules against Miami Beach vacation rental fines

A Florida appeals court ruled against the city of Miami Beach in a case that challenged the city’s heavy fines for short-term rental law violations. ...Continued