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States restrict short-term rentals in response to pandemic

State-level restrictions include exemptions, such as providing accommodations to health care workers, first responders, and law enforcement....Continued

Short-term rentals resume in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania

As states move through phases of reopening, vacation rentals in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania resume operations with rules and restrictions in place....Continued

Colorado short-term rentals back in business statewide

The governors of Colorado and Michigan have lifted restrictions on short-term rentals. However, both states require short-term rental hosts to take precautions. ...Continued

As Delaware vacation rentals reopen, short-term rentals in Florida, Maine, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Vermont reopen with restrictions

Delaware Governor John Carney has lifted restrictions on commercial lodging related to the COVID-19 pandemic and several other states are reopening short-term rentals to guests....Continued

Colorado bill gives counties more power to regulate vacation rentals

The measure allows counties to create rules for licensing short-term rentals, setting fees, and revoking licenses....Continued

Florida takes first steps toward reopening short-term rentals

Florida counties must submit proposals that address safety procedures designed to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Communities in California, Oregon, and Maryland also plan vacation rental reopening....Continued

Denver updates definition of primary residence for short-term rental hosts

The Denver City Council approved new rules (that went into effect immediately) to determine whether a property qualifies as a primary residence....Continued

More short-term rentals reopening in North Carolina, New Jersey; Florida short-term rental owners sue governor

As state and local governments move toward reopening their economies, short-term rentals are following suit, especially in resort communities that depend on tourism....Continued

Georgia, South Carolina lift pandemic restrictions on short-term rentals

Georgia is the first state to lift restrictions statewide and individual local governments in some states have also allowed vacation rentals to resume operations....Continued

States change lodging tax requirements in response to COVID-19

Read about the states offering vacation rental hosts more time to file and/or pay lodging taxes or renew lodging tax registrations....Continued