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.
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: