January 14, 2016
Should landlords be allowed to rent out properties they don’t live in on platforms like Airbnb and VRBO? That question has turned out to be the most contentious part of a Denver City Council proposal to regulate short-term rentals in the city. The proposal is aimed at protecting the housing supply for traditional long-term renters. With no action, the fear is that investors will scoop up single-family homes or even whole apartment buildings and turn them into quasi-hotels — taking away precious housing for the city’s residents….
Source: https://www.cpr.org/news/story/professional-landlords-feel-pinch-denvers-short-term-rental-plan