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Petaluma hires Host Compliance to crack down on short-term rentals

The city has hired Host Compliance to track down short-term vacation rental operators in hopes of getting them to comply with the law....Continued

Austin lodging tax increase plan put on hold

Mayor Steve Adler said Austin’s lodging tax increase plan will wait until newly hired City Manager Spencer Cronk reviews it in the spring....Continued

Broward County’s lodging tax rate rises

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Broward County’s lodging tax rate increased one cent to 6 percent....Continued

New Utah state lodging tax goes into effect

A new 0.32 percent state lodging tax went into effect in Utah on Jan. 1. and is expected to generate $5 million a year for the state. ...Continued

Vail passes new short-term vacation rental rules

The Vail Town Council approved a new short-term vacation rental law that tightens requirements for operators, and goes into effect March 1....Continued

Proposed legislation may help short-term rental hosts in New York

A new bill would legalize and regulate short-term vacation rentals as well as enable New York City to collect lodging taxes on such rentals....Continued

Florida Legislature will try to tackle short-term vacation rentals

Regulating short-term vacation rentals in 2018 is on the agenda for Florida lawmakers....Continued

Tough new vacation rental law takes effect in City of South Lake Tahoe

The City of South Lake Tahoe is sending a strong signal to vacation rental operators that the city is serious about controlling the industry and enforcing rules ranging from hot-tub operating hours to...Continued

What you need to know about running a vacation rental property

The Vacation Rental Property Owners Guidebook covers big questions you might have, and questions you might not even know to ask. Get it today!...Continued

Malibu wrestles with short-term rental regulations

While the Malibu Planning Commission has voted to delay new regulations for short-term rentals, the issue is not going away and the city will eventually develop new rules — most likely with strong enf...Continued