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Bay County, Florida Airbnb bookings on the rise

More than 69,000 people stayed in Airbnb vacation rentals in Bay County, Florida, in 2017, bringing in $12 million for Airbnb hosts....Continued

Airbnb pulls all unregistered listings in San Francisco

As part of a settlement, Airbnb and HomeAway no longer allow hosts to list rentals if they are not registered with the city for short-term rental permits....Continued

Florida Vacation Rental Act would hand regulation to state government

A controversial bill would transfer power over short-term vacation rentals to the state, eliminating regulation by local governments....Continued

Airbnb stays in Florida grow by 75 percent

Not everyone is happy about the rise of Airbnb and vacation rental platforms. Many communities struggle with how to regulate short-term rentals....Continued

Short-term rental enforcement in Denver stands to improve

A report from the city auditor determined approximately one-third of short-term rentals continue to operate illegally....Continued

Airbnb to collect state lodging tax in Missouri

Airbnb will start collecting state lodging taxes on behalf of Missouri hosts beginning Feb. 1....Continued

Cape Coral, Fort Myers Beach debate short-term rental regulation

A growing number of cities in Florida and elsewhere struggle with the issue of short-term vacation rentals and how to regulate them....Continued

San Clemente Planning Commission to review short-term rental amendment

The City Council has directed the commission to consider an amendment to the city’s short-term rental law....Continued

Sonoma County extends temporary ban on new short-term vacation rentals

A moratorium on new short-term rentals has been extended amid concerns about local housing supply, especially for victims of October’s wildfires....Continued

North Shore enters the fray on short-term vacation rental laws

Increased debate over short-term vacation rental operation and regulation indicate that changes could be coming to the industry in Hawaii....Continued