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short-term rental

CNBC Investigates – Unwelcome Guests: Airbnb, Cities Battle Over Illegal Short-Term Rentals

May 24, 2018

By Scott Zamost | Hannah Kliot | Morgan Brennan | Samantha Kummerer| Lora Kolodny The SUV slowly approaches an apartment complex in a quiet residential section of Miami Beach, Florida. On the second floor balcony, a group is gathered. Code Compliance Officer Vijma Maharaj approaches, her body camera recording, and tells them she has bad news. The apartment they rented on Airbnb is illegal. While tourist-dense South Beach, where the major hotels are located, largely allows short-term rentals, it's a different story in large portions of the residential areas of Miami Beach, where rentals under six months and a day are banned. The eigh...

New Study Illustrates the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Short-term Rental Regulation

Travel Tech | March 17, 2016

For those who offer their homes as short-term rentals and travelers looking to utilize them, navigating the patchwork of local regulations continues to get more challenging Washington, D.C., March 16, 2016 – Short-term rental technology companies have created a vibrant marketplace for peer-to-peer accommodations so it comes as no surprise that the popularity of short-term rentals has exploded in recent years. Now a new R Street Institute policy study and corresponding website:, seek to quantify the friendliness of the regulations in a broad cross-section of municipalities. Collectively, the study paints a picture of ...

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