Let's start with the punchline . . .
Kansas City's AirBnb and short term rental market is akin to the wild west wherein almost no rules apply, anything goes and every decent neighborhood is becoming a hotel district.
The profit motive for local government sees an opportunity amid this chaos.
Take a peek . . .
The only downside . . .
Years of resident complaints and longstanding dangerous rentals didn't convince 12th & Oak to act. Instead . . . Finding a way to make money from the misery of neighborhoods provided the appropriate motivation.
Developing . . .