short term rentals

Ucluelet mayor and council took the unprecedented step of suspending a short-term vacation rental business licence during the Oct. 27 regular meeting. (District of Ucluelet photo)

Ucluelet slaps six-month suspension on short-term rental due to non-compliance

“It’s been a sad case of cat and mouse and see what we can get away with.”

 

More than 100 homes are listed on AirBnB in Esquimalt. All of them are listed illegally. (Screenshot/Airbnb.com)

More than 100 illegal short-term rental suites listed in Esquimalt

The Township works on a complaint-based system to pursue bylaw breakers

 

Police had no right to seize hidden bedside camera from Airbnb condo in Toronto, judge says

Police had no right to seize hidden bedside camera from Airbnb condo in Toronto, judge says

The decision effectively ended the voyeurism prosecution of the Toronto condo owner, Michael Chow

 

Chris Lehane, Airbnb’s senior vice president of global policy and communications, joined by doctors, takes questions during a news conference in Toronto, on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

VIDEO: Airbnb restricts young people from renting after slew of deadly house parties

People under 25 years old will be restricted from renting full houses, independent suites

Chris Lehane, Airbnb’s senior vice president of global policy and communications, joined by doctors, takes questions during a news conference in Toronto, on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
The City of Victoria will starting giving fees to short term rental owners who have not applied for a proper business license (AirBNB)

City of Victoria to start charging illegal short-term rental operators

Anyone without a proper business license could face $500 per day in fines

The City of Victoria will starting giving fees to short term rental owners who have not applied for a proper business license (AirBNB)
Debra Sheets stands in front of The Janion on Pandora Avenue, where she owns a short-term rental unit. News file photo

Short-term rental market up for changes April 1 in Victoria

Bylaw amendments hike fees, require homeowner’s presence

Debra Sheets stands in front of The Janion on Pandora Avenue, where she owns a short-term rental unit. News file photo
Owners of units in transient zones, like those in the Janion building, could be allowed to continue short term rentals. (News files)

Victoria short-term rental operators start GoFundMe campaign for legal costs

Facebook group mounting defence against proposed vacation rental rules

Owners of units in transient zones, like those in the Janion building, could be allowed to continue short term rentals. (News files)