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Burlington short-term rental hosts face new rules

Vacation rental hosts in Burlington, Vermont, are now required to register their properties with the city, under a new ordinance passed by the Burlington City Council. ...Continued

Communities turn to incentives to convert short-term rentals to long-term leases

Some local governments are incentivizing short-term rental operators to convert their properties into longer-term housing that can provide places for locals to live....Continued

Santa Rosa, California, caps number of vacation rentals

The Santa Rosa City Council has capped the number of short-term rentals within the city at 198 with an emergency ordinance....Continued

Vacation rental hosts in Norfolk, Virginia, must follow new rules

The Norfolk, Virginia, City Council has increased the number of short-term rentals that will be allowed in the Ocean View neighborhood according to a new vacation rental ordinance. ...Continued

New Orleans puts new short-term rental permits on hold in response to ruling

The New Orleans City Council has placed new short-term rental applications in residential areas on hold for six months. ...Continued

State of the state: Arizona short-term rental rules

In Arizona, lodging taxes operate a bit differently than in other states....Continued

Long Beach sets deadline for coastal short-term rental owners to register

Short-term rental operators in coastal areas of Long Beach, California, have until September 6 to register their properties with the city or face a $1,000 fine....Continued

Chelan County steps up enforcement of short-term rental laws

Chelan County’s code enforcement department is now fully staffed and the county is planning to crack down on illegal short-term rentals. ...Continued

Short-term rentals face new rules in Aspen and Pitkin County, Colorado

Short-term rental hosts within the city limits of Aspen and unincorporated areas of Pitkin County, Colorado, will be able to rent their properties out for a maximum of 120 days....Continued

Local Arizona governments will have more leeway to regulate short-term rentals under new law

A new Arizona law allows cities and towns more control over short-term rentals, allowing them to govern via licenses or permits, notifications and liability insurance....Continued