Small Michigan County Discusses New Airbnb & Vacation Rental Laws

Reviewed and updated 6/29/2020 Burtchville Township in Michigan held a hearing on October 3nd regarding vacation rentals in the area. While there doesn’t appear to be any outright bans, short-term stays will be heavily regulated after numerous complaints were received by the county, notably from residents in the Lake Huron area. The regulations for property owners that were discussed include permit requirements, a limit of 7 to 30-day stays, [...]

By |2020-06-30T11:23:44-06:00November 27th, 2017|Home Sharing, Regulations|

Airbnb & Other Rentals Prohibited in California County

Back on October 3rd, Santa Barbara County officially banned all short-term rentals in not only residential districts but agricultural and industrial zones as well. According to the decision, rentals will only be permitted in the commercial district, with “farmstays” and “homestays” being allowed in one agricultural district and all residential zones. Homestays are defined as single room rentals, typically while the home or property owner is also present or [...]

By |2020-03-30T10:19:08-06:00November 20th, 2017|Home Sharing, Property Managers, Regulations|

Henrico County Considers Regulating Airbnb

Reviewed and updated 7/1/2020 Henrico county, a large county in the Richmond, Virginia area, is now considering regulating short-term rentals like Airbnb, HomeAway, and more. According to the news report, officials want to require yearly paid registration after receiving complaints about the rentals. While an annual registration may help curb unruly guests, it doesn’t address the important need for commercial liability insurance and property damage coverage for vacation rentals. [...]

By |2020-07-01T10:56:07-06:00November 13th, 2017|Home Sharing, Regulations|

What Mayoral & City Council Candidates Think About Banned Rentals

Asheville, NC is one of the many cities that have outright banned short-term rentals. Under the ban, property owners are not permitted to rent out their whole property, as is typically done through services like Airbnb, and HomeAway. Residents are, however, permitted to rent out portions of their property, providing they also remain on the premises. For example, hosts can rent out a single room of their home if [...]

By |2020-03-30T10:27:09-06:00November 6th, 2017|Home Sharing, Property Managers, Regulations|
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