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Short Term Rental Regulations

Here is the latest version of the Short-term rental law that will be discussed at the next Common Council Informal Meeting on September 8th:

Short-Term Rental Regulations Proposed Local Law (9/4/2020)



On Wednesday night, August 26th, at 6:15 PM, the Legal Committee of the Common Council will meet to discuss the latest (and we hope last) version of the short-term rental regulation, which is attached here.

Short Term Rental Regulations Proposed Local Law DRAFT
Regulation of Short Term Rentals Presentation


Links to articles that provide research support for the power point presentation:

The economic costs and benefits of Airbnb: No reason for ...

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The economic costs and benefits of Airbnb: No reason for local policymakers to let Airbnb bypass tax or regulatory obligations | Economic Policy Institute

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Analysis shows that the costs of Airbnb expansion to renters and local jurisdictions likely exceed the benefits to travelers and property owners. Thus there is no reason policymakers should reverse long-standing regulatory decisions simply to accommodate the rise of a single company.


https://hbr.org/2019/04/research-when-airbnb-listings-in-a-city-increase-so-do-rent-prices

 https://www.forbes.com/sites/garybarker/2020/02/21/the-airbnb-effect-on-housing-and-rent/#4ee491582226

 http://hcdpa.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Hudson-Strategic-Housing-Plan-2018.pdf

 https://airbnbwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/FACTSHEET_AFV_Airbnb-Impact-on-Housing-FINAL-1.pdf

 https://comptroller.nyc.gov/reports/the-impact-of-airbnb-on-nyc-rents/

 https://www.chathamnewyork.us/document_center/Zoning%20Code/FAQ%20STR%20May%2016%202019%20bb%20minor%20changes.pdf

http://blogs.ubc.ca/canadianliteratureparkinson/files/2016/06/How-Airbnb-Short-term-rentals-disrupted.pdf



North Elba / Lake Placid Short-Term Rental Assessment