Short-term rentals, like AirBnBs or Vrbos, have grown all over the city, including in District 12. With many homes that are suitable for wedding venues and party houses in our area, our office is hearing a lot more complaints about the traffic, noise, trash, parking issues, safety, and nuisance issues with neighbors.
The city will soon embark on discussions about regulating short-term rentals. Throughout Texas, different cities have taken very different approaches, from outright banning them, to limiting them to certain areas, limiting them to only homes where the owner is on-site, limiting the number of people allowed in a short-term rental and even when they are allowed outside, to allowing them anywhere with no regulation. What do you think? I'd love to get your input on short-term rentals here:
Poker rooms - more research and meetings have been conducted and within a week more information on a strategy by the city will be shared. For now, all certificate of occupancy permits are on hold by the city attorney's office.