Summary of New San Francisco Ordinance

City of San Francisco – Planning Department – Short-term Rental Registry What is the SF Short-Term Residential Rental Ordinance? On October 27th, 2014 Mayor Lee signed San Francisco Ordinance No. 218-14, amending the Administrative and Planning Codes to allow some residential properties to conduct short-term residential rentals without violating the requirements of the City’s Residential […]

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Portland, Oregon Begins Licensing airbnb Rentals as of Septmeber 1, 2014

Portland, Oregon – Short-term Rental Ordinance Summary What is an Accessory Short-Term Rental (ASTR)? It’s not housemates, it’s not subletting, and the definition can vary from State to State, City to City. The City of Portland recently adopted new regulations that define what is allowed as an Accessory Short-Term Rental (ASTR) in the Portland Zoning […]

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Grand Rapids, MI Debates # of Guest Rooms vs. # of Guests

Top comments from Airbnb hearing in Grand Rapids: ‘The Internet…needs to be controlled’ From Michigan Live, August, 15, 2014 A lengthy hearing this week on proposed regulations of one-room rentals, like those advertised on Airbnb.com, may push City Commission to let homeowners rent two rooms instead. Multiple commissioners said after the Tuesday, Aug. 12, hearing […]

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Short-term Rentals in Newport, Oregon (on the Oregon Coast)

Short-term Rental Page for Newport, Oregon Short-term Rental Ordinance This section establishes the terms, criteria and procedures by which bed and breakfast and vacation rental uses may be permitted to ensure the safety and convenience of renters, owners and neighboring property owners; protect the character of residential neighborhoods; and address potential negative effects such as […]

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