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Hawaii state law allows counties to phase out short-term rentals

Maui has already introduced a bill to phase out STRs by 2026...Continued

Santa Barbara extends short-term rental enforcement program

Santa Barbara extends STR enforcement program that collected nearly $600K in 9 months...Continued

Running a short-term rental for the U.S. Open in Pinehurst? Here’s what you should know.

If you’re operating a short-term rental for the 2024 U.S. Open Golf Championship, you need to know the local regulations....Continued

Marin County, California, sets caps for short-term rentals

Marin County caps numbers of short-term rentals amid concerns about affordable housing...Continued

Portland, Oregon, steps up efforts to weed out illegal short-term rentals

Portland, Oregon, focuses on enforcement against illegal short-term rentals...Continued

Need help with short-term rental lodging taxes? Learn how to manage them in 5 steps.

Lodging taxes can be complicated for short-term rental owners and property managers. Here’s how to get a handle on them in 5 steps....Continued

L.A. County catching up with neighbors on short-term rental rules

L.A. County ordinance requires short-term rentals to be hosts’ primary residence ...Continued

What happens when Airbnb or Vrbo collect lodging taxes for short-term rental hosts?

Does Airbnb or Vrbo collect all your lodging taxes? Depends on where you are....Continued

Federal judge rules in favor of New Orleans STR regulations

New Orleans resumes taking applications for short-term rentals following court ruling...Continued

Florida Legislature approves statewide STR regulations

New Florida short-term rental rules await governor’s signature...Continued