San Antonio City Council is slated to vote Nov. 1 on new rules aimed at regulating more than 2,000 short-term rentals (STRs) across the city.
San Antonio City Council will again mull new rules aimed at the thousands of short-term rentals (STRs) that have cropped up across the city.
City staff has tweaked, cut, and modified the draft to again run the bureaucratic gamut of committees, commissions, and other groups for review.
Airbnb hosts pulled in $2.37 million in revenues from more than 2,000 active listings in San Antonio in February, according to the latest data from AirDNA.
When you live in a neighborhood of long-term residents, everyone is invested in ensuring the safety, security, and viability of the neighborhood.
As a short-term rental host and neighborhood advocate, I would like to see locals – not out-of-town corporations – flourish within neighborhoods.
The controversial rules that would regulate so-called "homesharing" platforms will be presented to City Council, which will make the final decision.
"I cannot support the City's proposed short-term rental ordinance and will do everything in my power as resident of this city to oppose it."
Most neighborhood associations oppose short-term rentals, citing their "commercial use" as incongruent and disruptive in residential areas.
The City's Planning Commission unanimously approved a proposed short-term rental ordinance Wednesday, a key vote towards regulating platforms such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO, and others.