Indiana: Bill Protecting Short-Term Rentals, Airbnb Advances To Full Senate
A Senate committee advanced legislation that stops local governments from banning short-term rentals, such as Airbnb.
BLOG: Crony Capitalism and Short-term Rentals
As with the taxi industry’s opposition to ridesharing, the ire of the hotel industry all stems from competitive interests. And when innovative, disruptive platforms are limited in their ability to serve consumers and function in the marketplace, the only winner is legacy industry. In New York, average citizens have lost critical income and travelers have far fewer options – at higher prices. In fact, just a few days ago a hotel executive publicly rejoiced over his new ability to raise prices with short-term rentals off the market.
Florida lawmakers weigh streamlining short-term-rental rules statewide
New legislation introduced in the Florida Legislature would establish a framework that does away with the hodgepodge of regulations governing vacation rentals across the state.