Wednesday, September 26, 2012

VR Opponents Already Complaining About Austin's New Short Term Rental Law

Just a few days before a new law that regulates Vacation Rental homes takes effect on 10/1/12, Austin Texas neighborhoods who participated in passing the new restrictions have shown up at Planning Commission meetings to protest the law and ask for additional regulations.

The city's Planning Commission rejected the request.  City staff member Jerry Rosthoven asked the Commission to give the new law time to work before any new changes are considered.  The city already plans to review the law one year after it takes effect, and can review it earlier if there is a reason to.

Read more here.

Doug Coates

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