States enact new laws regulating short-term vacation rentals (AZ, MA, WA – 2019)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities City and town governments have been regulating short-term and vacation rentals for several years, especially with the growing popularity

Arizona water view vacation homes

Arizona’s disastrous attempt at regulation of short-term rentals

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   What can homeowners do about short-term rental homes causing nuisances in their neighborhoods? In Arizona, not much. Short-term

Homeowners say Airbnb ruined Sedona Arizona

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Earlier this year, I wrote about Arizona’s disastrous attempt at regulation of short-term rentals, beginning with a state law

Sunset behind mountains

HOA, condo, coop legislation updates (CO, HI, MD, SC Sept. 2018)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Colorado HB18-1175 Colorado statute has required licensure for Community Association Managers since July 1, 2015. But that requirement was

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