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DeSantis vetoes a bill that would have given Florida regulation authority over short-term vacation rentals

Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a measure aimed at regulating vacation rentals, saying it would create “bureaucratic red tape” for local officials.

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Realtors clash with the lodging industry over a bill for statewide regulation of vacation rentals in Florida

Two powerful industry groups disagree on the Florida bill that would restrict how local governments can oversee vacation rentals.

Lawmakers sign off on vacation rentals plan

By Dara Kam ©2024 The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate on Thursday gave final approval to a plan aimed, in part, at addressing “party houses” at short-term rental properties, as the...
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Vacation rentals could face preemption with newly passed state Senate bill

Listen: Vacation rentals could soon be under statewide regulation. A bill passed in the Senate Thursday would give the state more power over regulating the properties. The bill requires property owners to pay certain fees,...
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A bill to change regulations on vacation rentals is ready to be heard in the Florida Senate

After years of debate about the issue, the Florida Senate will take up aSB 280, to revamp regulations about vacation-rental properties.
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Florida lawmakers don’t reach a deal on vacation rentals

Florida lawmakers again could not reach an agreement on a plan to address vacation-rental properties; a key senator pledged to work on the issue next year.
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Some on Pinellas beaches want end to “nightmare” of vacation rentals

Here in Florida, we’re used to tourists — especially on the beaches; but residents in some formerly quiet residential areas of Pinellas beach communities are upset about short-term rentals they say shouldn’t be allowed in...

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