August 1, 2016
The city is reminding operators of short-term rentals, such as Airbnb, to register as new rules governing the popular home-sharing sites go into effect Monday. Under the regulations, all short-term rental hosts must pay an annual $25 registration fee and file with the Metro Revenue Commission to pay transient occupancy taxes each year. The rules were approved by Metro Council after months of deliberation that divided some neighbors on how the city should best handle the rise of home sharing as part of an expanding hospitality industry….