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Ann Arbor cracks down on short-term rentals

Ann Arbor, Michigan, has passed a law placing new restrictions on short-term rentals amid concerns that vacation rentals are diminishing the available housing stock for permanent residents....Continued

Cathedral City to phase out vacation rentals

Cathedral City, California, also passed new resolutions on enforcement, fees, and penalties. The new measures go into effect October 9....Continued

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

Menlo Park, California, to enforce short-term rental tax law

The city of Menlo Park will start enforcing an ordinance requiring short-term rental hosts to collect occupancy tax from their guests....Continued

Short-term rentals legalized in Arvada, Colorado

Arvada, Colorado, has legalized short-term rentals and created rules for their operation that will go into effect at the end of October....Continued

Atlantic City plans stricter rules for short-term rentals

Once the new Atlantic City law gets final approval from the City Council, the rules are expected to go into effect in October. ...Continued

New short-term rental rules go into effect in Newport Beach

New rules for short-term rentals go into effect in Newport Beach, California; a short-term rental law in Manhattan Beach is overturned; and Laguna Beach looks to tighten short-term rental restrictions...Continued

New Orleans City Council approves new short-term rental tax

The 6.75% tax on short-term rentals within New Orleans was originally projected to generate $10.5 million a year for the city before the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on the city’s tourism industry....Continued

New vacation rental rules go into effect in Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia

In Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia, short-term rental operators are now required to hold a permit in order to operate....Continued

As short-term rentals get back to business, regulators do too

While pandemic shutdowns put debates about rules for short-term rentals on hold, now that vacation rentals are getting back to business, cities are resurrecting proposals for regulation....Continued