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Don’t Forget Stadium Workers While MLB Owners and Players Haggle for Billions

The dispute between owners and players of Major League Baseball teams is so damaging to all of us who work in the games. We seldom consider employees earning a pittance while ballplayers and owners vie for millions and billions. After no work in 2020 (due to COVID) and now with …

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Logan City Council holds vacation rental hearing – Cache Valley Daily

Members of the Logan City Council will seek public input on vacation rental properties at their regular March 1 meeting. LOGAN — Members of the Logan City Council will welcome public comment on short-term rental properties in residential and commercial areas of the city at their March 1 meeting. This …

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Short-term rentals dominate county public hearings; redistricting, property sale approved – Royal Examiner

the Working session of the Front Royal municipal council Tuesday evening February 15 covered several topics in the span of four hours, but most of the meeting involved discussion with about 20 local builders, members of the Warren County Builder’s Association. Association President George Cline, owner of Cline Construction, Inc., …

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Spartanburg hosts concerned about ordinance banning short-term rentals in residential areas

Spartanburg’s proposal to change its short-term rental ordinance has support from some council members, but others want to make sure the changes don’t create economic hardship for landlords. When the proposed changes were presented to city council at its January 24 meeting, they sparked debate among residents and council members. …

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The Water Brothers in Newport will be demolished for short term rentals

Airbnb: Tiny homes, the trend of shepherd’s huts is growing for travelers According to Airbnb’s 2020 Trends Survey, more and more travelers are thinking like minimalists by looking at tiny homes and shepherd’s huts for their getaways. USA TODAY NEWPORT — Water Brothers has called 39½ Memorial Boulevard home for …

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Phoenix-area towns seek help with short-term rentals

It’s great to be able to travel out of town and rent a room or a small guest room in someone’s well-maintained home. However, some deregulation that has taken place in Arizona — specifically a state law passed in 2016 — has created a number of issues in communities across …

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Guest column: Brunswick business owners shouldn’t have been given a mask mandate

I am writing this article in response to the recently adopted mask mandate here in Brunswick. I attended the city council meeting in its entirety. I made my own argument against the warrant, along with several other people in the room, and more who attended virtually. Personally, I have the …

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NEWPORT: New assisted living facility | Argus of South Wales

A FORMER guesthouse in Stow Hill is being transformed into supportive accommodation for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues. The house, on Caerau Crescent, will have serviced living facilities for six people and will be managed by the Melin Homes housing association. Permission for the change was granted …

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Short-term rentals: Let’s see the data | Editorial | Fold | The Weekly Source

Over the past year, central Oregon, like many places in the United States, has seen its median home price skyrocket. As of November 2020, Bend’s median sale price for a single-family home was $538,500. In November 2021, it was $683,250. For anyone trying to buy a home or find a …

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Charlotte could crack down on Airbnb and other short-term rentals

Airbnb is cracking down on New Years parties again, but the bigger story for next year will likely be what the City of Charlotte is trying to do to put more permanent restrictions on short-term rentals. Driving the news: Airbnb introduced a global holiday ban in 2020 to protect hosts …

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City of Ithaca aims to limit short-term rentals with new legislation | Ithaca

ITHACA, NY – The City of Ithaca is working on legislation to address complaints arising from short-term rental properties. According to Bill Goodman, the city’s assistant supervisor, the process began a few years ago after the city began receiving calls from residents who were negatively affected by their neighbors making …

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Reservation system will return to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2022

Rocky Mountain National Park will be reinstating its reservation system for a third summer as park officials begin to plan for managing the growing crowds for years to come. Representatives from Rocky spoke to Estes Park City Council on Tuesday, highlighting the success of this year’s timed entry system. Visitor …

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Some Airbnb Owners Eagerly Await Short-Term Rental Order New

Some Airbnb operators in Athens say they are eagerly awaiting legislation that will regulate the use of short-term rentals in Athens. Athens City Council is currently deliberating on a proposal to regulate short-term rentals, completing a hearing on Monday and conducting a first reading of the group of ordinances at …

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Tom Reid’s Pub and other West Seventh owners sue town over nearby homeless settlement – Twin Cities

For months, a string of St. Paul homeowners along West Seventh Street have complained to the city that a drop-in center for the homeless has attracted drug use, prostitution, unruly behavior and even defecation in public. Business owners have now taken their cases to court, even as city council prepares …

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Local accommodation or vacation rentals? | Opinion

Your family members’ schedules finally line up, and you can plan a week-long vacation together. You’re hoping to find a place where you can all be together – not in separate hotel rooms that will likely end up on different floors. So you start looking on a website like Airbnb …

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We have reached the ceiling for short-term rentals

By Mary Brophy Moore I am frustrated with the booming trend in the Adirondacks, including the town of Webb, where local family homes in once stable neighborhoods are being bought out by townspeople looking to make a jackpot on them. short term rentals. As a resident since 1986, I have …

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Safety first: assess and manage the security risks in your vacation rentals

Safety first: assess and manage the security risks in your vacation rentals ohn early in the morning of January 2021, a devastating fire broke out at a vacation home in Malibu where no smoke detector had been installed. Just 111 days earlier, Malibu City Council had issued an ordinance that, …

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Sioux City Homeowners Face 22% Appraisal Increase For Tax Purposes | Local News

SIOUX CITY – Siouxland officials are urging owners of multi-residential homes in Sioux City to appeal their reviews before Monday’s deadline. Owners of apartment buildings, townhouses, assisted living centers, nursing homes and other multi-residential properties are facing a 22% increase in their assessments for tax purposes under an order issued …

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Frisco will regulate the city’s short-term rentals

Sabrina Jackson and her young son, Berend, stayed at this Airbnb in Frisco in September. (Matt Payne / Community Impact Journal) Californian Sabrina Jackson and her young son, Berend, walked around toys scattered around the yard of a short-term rental property on Oak Street, near the historic downtown Frisco district. …

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Lewes discusses rentals | Cap Gazette

As temperatures begin to drop and the tourist season slows down, the Lewes mayor and city council are starting to consider changes to their rental policies. The existing city code groups all rentals into one category. Anyone who rents their home, townhouse, or condo must get a rental license and …

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Emergency accommodation in Glasgow hotels for the homeless will continue until the pandemic is over

Emergency hotel accommodation will still be used for people in Glasgow at risk of becoming homeless as the country continues to deal with coronavirus, it has been confirmed. During the Hillhead Area Partnership, it was revealed that Glasgow City Council will continue to provide access to temporary shelter until the …

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Olympia examines new regulation for short-term rentals

Olympia City Council has created an ad hoc committee to identify necessary criminal justice reforms. Olympian archive photo Olympia City Council has approved new regulations for short-term rentals that will limit the number of properties owners can rent. The new regulations were created in part to protect the city’s affordable …

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Brookings Will Not Cap Short-Term Rentals | New

Despite an increase in short-term rental permits, Brookings City Council decided not to change the city’s rules on short-term vacation rentals at a workshop meeting on Monday. With a growing need for long-term housing and community concerns that short-term vacation rentals – including those from Airbnb and other online rentals …

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