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Sonoma County halts new short-term rental permits for 45 days

Sonoma County, California, has implemented a 45-day moratorium on new short-term rental permits in unincorporated areas of the county due to high demand. ...Continued

Washoe County, Nevada, revises vacation rental law

Tier 3 short-term rentals must obtain a special use permit approved by the Planning Commission, and that involves a public hearing at which the commission can require specific conditions....Continued

State of the state: Florida short-term rental rules

Short-term rental rules in Florida are well established at the state level for both taxes and operations....Continued

Newport, Rhode Island, bans short-term rentals in residential zones

Short-term rentals are no longer allowed in residential zones in Newport, Rhode Island, after the City Council passed two ordinances to amend the city’s zoning code. ...Continued

Frisco, Colorado, voters approve vacation rental lodging tax increase

Local lodging taxes on short-term rentals in Frisco, Colorado, will rise by 5 percentage points after voters approved the increase. ...Continued

Honolulu City Council passes new short-term rental restrictions for Oahu

Oahu vacation rentals in residential areas will have a minimum rental period of 90 days under a new ordinance approved by the Honolulu City Council....Continued

New laws require Boise, Ketchum short-term rental hosts to obtain license

Short-term rental operators in Boise, Idaho, must obtain an $80 annual license to operate in the city under a new law passed by the City Council. The regulations go into effect May 6....Continued

Truckee, California, caps vacation rentals

Under new short-term rental rules in Truckee, California, the number of vacation rentals will be capped at 1,255 amid concerns about the availability of local affordable housing....Continued

California Coastal Commission rulings have big impact on vacation rentals

The short-term rental business has had a tumultuous time over the past several years as it’s grown into a popular and profitable industry. ...Continued

New Orleans approves change allowing more short-term rentals

The New Orleans City Council approved a zoning change that will allow more small multifamily buildings throughout the city that can include short-term rentals. The new rules are part of an effort to c...Continued