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Short-term rentals in Washoe County, Nevada, will need permits under new law

The new law will require vacation rental hosts to obtain permits and insurance; abide by occupancy, parking, noise, and trash disposal rules; and collect lodging taxes from guests, among other rules....Continued

New Atlanta law requires short-term rental hosts to get permits, collect hotel-motel tax

Property owners will also be held responsible for guests’ behavior and fined when guests disrupt neighborhoods....Continued

Cathedral City voters lean toward law that will phase out short-term rentals by 2023

The measure phases short-term rentals out of Cathedral City, California, with a few exceptions, by 2023. Meanwhile, the city of La Quinta amends its short-term rental law and raises license fees. ...Continued

San Diego takes first step toward stricter short-term rental regulations

The San Diego City Council has approved a new short-term rental ordinance that would cap the total number of whole-home vacation rentals to 1% of the city’s housing stock. ...Continued

Irvine bans Airbnb, Vrbo from transacting in the city

The city of Irvine, California, has passed a new law that prohibits short-term rental platforms such as Airbnb and Vrbo from processing short-term transactions for properties within the city. ...Continued

Raleigh vacation rental hosts must get permits, collect occupancy taxes under new law

Short-term rental hosts in Raleigh, North Carolina, will be required to get a city zoning permit in order to operate, according to a new ordinance that goes into effect March 4....Continued

Short-term rentals in Atlantic City face new regulations

The City Council passed two new laws regulating vacation rentals in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and the city is launching an online portal this week for short-term rental operators....Continued

New year, new short-term rental rules

Several new regulations for the short-term rental industry take effect this month across the country....Continued

Malibu vacation rentals will need city permits starting January 15

A new short-term rental law in Malibu, California, requires short-term rentals to obtain a permit from the city and to include the permit number in any advertising. ...Continued

Huntington Beach legalizes hosted short-term rentals

Under the new regulations, Huntington Beach vacation rental operators must follow maximum occupancy, noise, safety code, and liability insurance rules....Continued