short-term rentals


HomeAway seeks to provide a variety of vacation rental options to travelers, and now the company has hit a landmark moment in its history. more »

Jul 23, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

Short-term rentals challenge longtime Austin lodging choice

Short-term vacation rentals have become Austin’s most popular hotel alternative among not only travelers but also would-be bed-and-breakfast innkeepers. more »

Feb 26, 2014 12:00 AM Central Austin

Ordinance amendments create new type of short-term rental, among other changes

Rules regarding short-term rentals in Austin will be seeing some changes after Austin City Council voted 6-1 on Feb. 28 to amend the ordinance regulating the properties. more »

Mar 1, 2013 8:58 AM Central Austin

Austin City Council passes short-term rental ordinance 5-2

Austin City Council passed an ordinance amending city code to regulate short-term rentals with a 5-2 vote at its Aug. 2 meeting. more »

Aug 3, 2012 9:47 AM Central Austin

Austin City Council to take up short-term rentals at Aug. 2 meeting

An ordinance regulating short-term rentals in the city would require all STRs to register with the city and display occupancy limits and proof of a home inspection. more »

Aug 1, 2012 1:19 PM Central Austin

Planning Commission approves recommendations for City Council on short-term rentals

The Austin Planning Commission ended a lengthy discussion of a proposed short-term rental ordinance with a recommendation to the Austin City Council on May 22. more »

May 23, 2012 5:17 PM Central Austin 4 Comments