Monterey County Vacation Rental Alliance

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Monterey Herald - December 9, 2019

Carmel bans new short-term rentals downtown

Monterey Herald - November 11, 2019

Carmel moving to ban short-term rentals downtown

The Carmel Pine Cone – June 21, 2019

P.G. gets tough on STR offenders, places liens

Monterey Herald - June 22, 2019

Monterey County to consider interim short-term rental enforcement plan

Monterey Herald - June 4, 2019

Supervisors wrap up county budget hearings

The Carmel Pine Cone – April 26, 2019

See page 6A Widespread dislike of (new County) rental rules

Monterey Herald - April 23, 2019

Draft county vacation rental rules released

The Carmel Pine Cone – April 12, 2019

Carmel Planning Commission favors ban on vacation rentals

The Carmel Pine Cone – March 8, 2019

Council wants citywide ban on vacation rentals

The San Luis Obispo Tribune - February 27, 2019

Santa Barbara must allow vacation rentals on the coast, court rules

The Carmel Pine Cone – October 26, 2018

P.G. short-term rental tax income no small change, city says

The Carmel Pine Cone – August 24, 2018

MoCo hotline for STR complaints

The Monterey County Weekly - April 11, 2018

Short-term rental owners sue the city of Pacific Grove.

The Carmel Pine Cone – March 16, 2018

Showdown on short-term rentals March 19 in Carmel Valley

The Carmel Pine Cone – January 5, 2018

County zeros in on short term rentals in Big Sur

The Monterey County Weekly - November 30, 2017

County inches closer to a short-term rental ordinance.

The Carmel Pine Cone – September 22, 2017

Pricey Rental Fails to Get Permit

The Carmel Pine Cone Editorial - December 30, 2016

Pebble Beach short-term rental case headed to Appeals Court

The Carmel Pine Cone – November 25, 2016

Farr bashes STRs, calls for penalty on empty homes

The Carmel Pine Cone – July 15, 2016

Affordable housing becomes hot topic in STR debate

The Carmel Pine Cone – June 23, 2016

Coastal agency backs short term rentals

The Week - April 22, 2016

Retirement and the 'sharing economy'

The Carmel Pine Cone - April 15, 2016

Supes continue work toward short-term rental ordinance

Monterey County Weekly - February 4, 2016

Pebble Beach couple battles short-term rental fine.

Monterey Herald - June 4, 2015

Editorial: New economy needs smart regulation

Monterey County Weekly – March 19, 2015

Pacific Grove’s vacation rental policy gets mixed reviews as city cracks down.

Jan Leasure, MCVRA Vice President, says everyone should pay their fair share.

San Francisco Business Times - October 7, 2014

San Francisco Supervisors vote to legalize Airbnb

Monterey County Weekly – May 30, 2014

Short-term rental meetings get heated, achieve little.

WMBF News – April 22, 2014

Short-term rentals boost Grand Strand economy


Pine Cone – April 4, 2014

Is County’s Proposed Short-Term Rental Ordinance Too Tough


Monterey County Weekly – March 26, 2014

New draft short term rental ordinance has rental owners organizing, again.


Monterey County Weekly – March 20, 2014

Friends and Neighbors

The Carmel Pine Cone – January 31, 2014

Supes lobbied hard to allow short-term rentals


Monterey County Weekly – January 30, 2014

AirBnB and other short term rental unit owners push county for action.


Pine Cone – October 25, 2013

Short-term rental hearing packs Highlands fire station


Pine Cone – May 17, 2013

Short-term rentals cause stir in Big Sur