New Short-Term Rental Regulations Enacted in Freeport, ME

A draft for new short-term rental regulations was submitted to the Freeport Town Council back in February and enacted earlier this month. Freeport is one of many cities in Maine to consider new Airbnb laws including insurance requirements and detailed operational standards for hosts.   Portland, Bar Harbor, Cape Elizabeth, and Rockport are other cities following suit with new short-term rental regulations. Advocates for greater regulation contend that short-term rentals take business away from hotels or B&Bs, [...]

By |2021-05-11T11:55:10-06:00May 11th, 2021|Regulations|

Short-Term Rental Laws Finalized in Quincy, MA

As a suburb of Boston, Quincy sees consistent bookings for groups traveling to the area for both work and tourism. With this in mind, the City settled on new short-term rental laws after debating specifics since last fall. While still determining a formal way to track compliant rentals, the City has settled on a list of requirements for hosts.   New Short-Term Rental Laws in Quincy, MA  The new short-term rental laws include the following requirements, mirroring those found in cities across the U.S.   Mandatory registration [...]

By |2021-04-28T15:19:36-06:00April 28th, 2021|Regulations|

New Airbnb Laws Hit the Scene in Vermont

Updated 5/12/2021:  We’re aware of several cities in Vermont that have implemented Airbnb laws, however, with Bill H.200, the state of Vermont as a whole would regulate short-term rentals, taking effect on July 1, 2021. The primary goal is to maintain Vermont’s residential rental market and create equal standards for short-term rentals as with other lodgings such as hotels, motels, and bed & breakfast establishments.  Registration Requirements & Other Airbnb Laws  The draft ordinance outlines new Airbnb laws for Vermont including the following registration requirements:   A person shall not operate or maintain a short-term [...]

By |2021-05-12T14:46:57-06:00April 19th, 2021|General Short Term Rental Insurance Info, Regulations|

New Short-Term Rental Laws for Washoe County, NV

Washoe County has debated short-term rental laws over several years, finally settling on new regulations during a vote on March 23rd. These requirements aren’t new to the area, as other cities nearby already regulate short-term rentals and enforce specific operational standards.  The first big change for hosts in Washoe County is they must now apply for an annual permit prior to listing their property or operating the short-term rental business. Depending on the [...]

By |2021-04-06T10:54:08-06:00April 6th, 2021|Regulations|

Airbnb Laws Hosts Need to Know in Alpine, TX

New Airbnb laws in Alpine were introduced on January 19th. After a final review in February, hosts must comply with a number of operational standards and submit a special use permit application with a corresponding fee of $350 (cash, check, or money order payable to the City of Alpine). The full ordinance can be found on the City of Alpine website.  Checklist for Airbnb Laws in Alpine  Hosts must provide the following details to the city when submitting their [...]

By |2021-04-02T09:45:39-06:00April 2nd, 2021|General Short Term Rental Insurance Info|

Short-Term Rental Laws Hosts Need to Know in Leadville, CO

With a small-town feel and access to a variety of outdoor activities, Leadville is quickly becoming a top spot to visit in Colorado. Leadville is also one of many cities in the state to implement short-term rental laws. Hosts must secure a license through the city (effective May 1-April 30 each year and renewed annually), and comply with additional operational standards.  Current Short-Term Rental Laws in Leadville  Hosts must provide the following details to the city to comply with the new short-term rental laws:   The name, address [...]

By |2021-03-25T09:22:03-06:00March 25th, 2021|Regulations|

Airbnb Laws Hosts Need to Know in Hollywood, FL

Hollywood, FL made a number of changes to their short-term rental ordinance after revisiting requirements in January. New and veteran hosts faced a deadline of March 1, 2021 to comply with the following changes to Airbnb laws in the city:   Short-term rentals are subject to parking limitations and trash container requirements Hosts must install a noise level detection device at the property  Hosts must submit proof of short-term rental liability insurance  We’ve noticed an increasing number of [...]

By |2021-03-18T09:33:41-06:00March 18th, 2021|General Short Term Rental Insurance Info, Regulations|

Short-Term Rental Laws Hosts Need to Know in Gaithersburg, MD

Short-term rental laws are alive and well in Gaithersburg, MD. Each host must submit a license application to operate their short-term rental and agree to set operational standards. According to the City,  “The ordinances were carefully considered to balance both the desires of the property owner to generate income through such rentals and the integrity and safety of our neighborhoods.”  At this time, hosts are not permitted to allow events at their short-term rental which could include [...]

By |2021-03-11T10:32:27-07:00March 11th, 2021|Regulations|

New Airbnb Laws Hosts Need to Know in Raleigh, NC

The new year brought a big change to North Carolina’s capital city. Previously, short-term rentals were considered illegal businesses, but that all changed following a 7-to-1 vote to implement new short-term rental and Airbnb laws.  It appears the city is gradually adopting regulations from their previous total ban starting with special permits. The following short-term rental and Airbnb laws go into effect today, March 4, 2021:  Airbnb Laws for Hosts in Raleigh  Every short-term rental operator shall [...]

By |2021-03-04T11:48:33-07:00March 4th, 2021|Regulations|

Short-Term Rental Laws Hosts Need to Know in Walla Wall, WA

Known for its fertile agricultural areas and over 100 local wineries, it’s easy to see how Walla Walla is now a popular short-term vacation rental destination. With growth in this market over the years, Walla Walla eventually decided on short-term rental laws, following suit to many cities and communities across the U.S.  The City has general requirements, application requirements, and development standards for short-term rentals including the following:  “No owner or property within the Walla Walla city limits may offer, operate, rent, or otherwise make available or [...]

By |2021-02-23T14:42:42-07:00February 23rd, 2021|General Short Term Rental Insurance Info, Regulations|
Go to Top