Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Kansas City Neighborhoods Hate AirBnB

A worthwhile consideration of this tech trend that has its fans hoping to make a quick buck on their empty rooms but also confronts grassroots criticism from neighborhoods uncomfortable with a quasi-hotel on every block. Read more:

To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb?

For the past several months, Kansas City's Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee has been considering regulations relating to short-term rentals (STRs), such as those offered through the Airbnb and VRBO (Vacation Rental by Owner) platforms. This is the next go-round with regulation of the so-called sharing economy after the Council's long struggle with ride sharing or transportation networking companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft.


Anonymous said...

I just don't know what I'll do if I can't tell my neighbors how to run their lives.

Anonymous said...

They just can’t let towel heads or befriend live there

Anonymous said...

Most of us have zero issues with home sharing, renting rxtra rooms out asong as its owner occupied.
We do not want single family homes being purchased with the sole purpose of renting each room out as Airbnb.
One house owned in Hyde Park is rented as a party house , massive late night parties , late night gatherings , bachelor/ ette parties ,
40 cars taking over a quiet neighborhood.
This former International Jouse of Prayer youth pastor has been trying to convert bis single family bome in tomulti family housing.
Police have been called over noise , fighting , illicit behavior .
One AIRbnb blocks away has been under Police surveillance for crtimina l activities.
None of the owners live on property, nor will they take ownership of what problems they are
Creating on a block .
One of the biggest abusers was also one of the greatest proponents , giving testimony to City Hall.