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As Denver Considers Short-Term Rental Rules, Here's What's At Stake
Cheryl Simmons of the Five Points neighborhood in Denver listens during a town hall on short-term rentals in Denver on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. "I take a lot of pride living in the Five Points neighborhood. I grew up there. It was diverse. It was rich …
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Police: Charleston County deputy scammed woman with fake apartment rental
A Charleston County deputy scammed a California woman by advertising a fake apartment rental on Folly Beach, according to police. Kaitlyn Daniels, 22, who was an officer at the detention center, was arrested on a charge of financial identity fraud …
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SLO rental inspections start amid growing opposition
The council voted 3-2 last spring to create the rental inspection program. More recently, a website, SaveSLO.com, has been created, a petition has been circulated and dozens of upset property owners have packed city informational meetings to voice …
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Car reported stolen from Salina car rental business
A car belonging to a Salina vehicle rental business and valued at $ 12,137 was reported stolen, a police department spokesman said. A silver 2015 Hyundai Elantra with Colorado license plate 650VQH was stolen from Hertz Rental, 3230 Arnold, between Nov …
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Choice Hotels opens a vacation rental platform to (kind of) compete with Airbnb
Making good on its promise from last month, Choice Hotels confirmed that it will start offering vacation rentals. Choice Hotels CEO Steve Joyce had hinted at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit that Choice would enter the sharing economy via …
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Mill Creek MetroParks implements new rental discount policy
Mill Creek MetroParks recently implemented a new rental facility discount policy that reduces the discount rate that nonprofit organizations receive. The park board adopted the new policy at a meeting Feb. 8 at which it also approved a 2016 budget that …
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HomeAway, a Home Rental Service, Mocks the Competition

HomeAway, a Home Rental Service, Mocks the Competition
With “It's Your Vacation, Why Share It?” as its tag line, a new advertising campaign by the online home-rental service HomeAway depicts some of the many awkward, gross or annoying ways this kind of shared-lodging arrangement can go wrong.
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Rental analyst company ranks Chico '350th best place to raise a young family'
U.S. Census data was used to calculate the renter's income required to rent a 2-bedroom apartment and determine housing cost score. Cities were ranked on high school graduation rate for public school districts based in that city. According to the …
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Study claims short-term rentals in SB County generated 1.6 million in 2014
The study was commissioned by Home Away, an Austin, Texas-based vacation rental marketplace with more than one million vacation rental listings in 190 countries. Austin-based economic consulting firm the TXP Group used the data from 2,200 Santa …
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Man crashes stolen rental car in university parking lot, police say
A Lincoln man was jailed crashing what police say was a stolen rental car in the parking lot of Kaplan University early Wednesday morning. An officer spotted Quinton Rivers, 28, turn from J Street onto 18th Street without signaling about 3:15 a.m …
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Rental living rising in metro areas after bursting of housing bubble
In the areas studied, the rental rate has risen the most for these groups. The Hispanic renter rate climbed by 8.7 percentage points. The metro areas with the biggest renter gains were, not surprisingly, those that also were hit hardest by the housing …
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Municipalities vary on rental housing rules
There are approximately 2,500 rental units in Pekin on 1,600 properties. There are 840 landlords. The ordinance replaced the Registration of Rental Housing and Lots Ordinance that was approved several years ago. That ordinance required a one-time fee …
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Letters: Car rental taxes are unfair, regressive

Letters: Car rental taxes are unfair, regressive
Legislators often assume that tourists, business travelers and those with disposable incomes absorb rental and shared car taxes. It's easy to believe that this tax will fall mostly on the visitors who crowd into New Orleans. However, more than half of …
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Investors reap rewards of booming rental market
Stagnant wages, increased housing costs and tighter credit markets have slowed home buying and fueled a rental market boom, according to the “State of the Nation's Housing Report,” released last month by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard …
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Honolulu Adds Inspectors for Vacation Rental Enforcement
Newly hired inspectors are enforcing vacation rental rules in Honolulu, using complaints and online resources to investigate illegal operators. Two full-time and three part-time inspectors have been in the field since January. They issued a dozen …
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Perth property owners find their Bullsbrook rental house is a meth lab
Shocked property owners made an unexpected discovery when they arrived to clean their rental house and found a meth lab had been set up in the laundry room. Police were called to the Bullsbrook property in Perth's northern suburbs at around 10.30pm on …
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BRIEF-Hammerson full-year net rental income rises
FY net rental income (1) up 4.3 pct to £318.6m, up 2.3 pct on like for like basis. * EPRA net asset value per share up 11.3 pct to £7.10 as of Dec 31. * Rmain confident that business will continue to deliver sustainable, attractive returns – CEO Source …
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$22M UES Townhouse Also Up For Grabs As $100K Rental

M UES Townhouse Also Up For Grabs As 0K Rental
It's also available as a $ 100,000-per-month rental, if you're the sort of person who's into that sort of thing and have a ridiculous amount of money to spare. The owners gut-renovated the place, which explains the price hike: it now has a limestone …
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Exclusive: New homes to rent venture puts M bet on West Valley
Berger, Blank and his brother, Samuel Blank, are real estate investors and developers who buy land and properties and build new homes for rent. They are taking their business model to the Vistancia development in Peoria and Verrado development in …
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Committee advances vacation rental tax measure
A version of a bill supported by Airbnb that would allow the online vacation rental giant and similar companies to collect and remit taxes on behalf of hosts has passed out of the Senate Committee on Tourism and International Affairs. Read More …
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Glut of Luxury Rentals Is Driving Up Apartment Prices in NYC

Glut of Luxury Rentals Is Driving Up Apartment Prices in NYC
Gather 'round, all, for everyone's favorite time: the moment of the month when we talk about how utterly hopeless and depressing New York City real estate is. Except, this month, it isn't the worst—it is merely bad. That's right; the rental market in …
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Are year-long rental leases on the way out?
Los Angeles rental listings site RadPad has added short-term rentals as an option for tenants and landlords. Traditionally, the site focused on long-term rentals and was primarily in competition with sites like Craigslist and West Side rentals. Now, it …
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Rush to buy London rental apartments before new tax

Rush to buy London rental apartments before new tax
A rush to buy London rental apartments is pushing up prices in one of the most expensive housing markets in the world, according to a survey of real-estate agents. The strong demand for housing stems from investors wanting to buy before a new tax on …
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Rental site Airbnb purged more than 1000 listings to avoid criticism from NYC
According to the report, compiled by watchdog Inside Airbnb, the “purge” targeted entire-home listings, which allow Airbnb users to rent an entire apartment, from people with multiple properties on the service, a particular issue with New York authorities.
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Rental crisis affecting homeless assistance

Rental crisis affecting homeless assistance
Jackson Co — Home at Last uses funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to keep the chronically homeless with disabilities off the street. They pay a portion or all of the rent for up to three years. Case manager Kim Clark said the …
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Right to buy puts 40% of ex-council homes in private rental – MPs' report
The committee found that 40% of ex-council flats sold through statutory right to buy were now private rental properties. It said “the potential for selling social housing assets at a discount, only for them to become both more expensive and possibly …
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Santa Fe Short Term Rental Reccomendations
SASH AFTER TWO PUBLIC MEETINGS, TOURISM SANTA FE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY THEY ARE LOOKING FOR GUIDANCE ON HOW TO FIX THE SHORT-TERM RENTAL PROBLEM. SANTA FE ONLY ALLOWS 350 RENTAL PERMITS A …
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