The largest treehouse resort in the world is coming soon to the Smoky Mountain area of East Tennessee. The Sanctuary Treehouse Resort will be the world’s largest resort of its kind, situated on 40 acres in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee, according to the resort’s owners.Read More
Proposed Law Would Stop Ohio Communities from Prohibiting Vacation Rentals
Ohioans who want to rent their homes on a short-term basis as vacation rentals or an AirBNB could not be stopped by local governments if a bill recently introduced in the Ohio House becomes law.
House Bill 563 would prohibit local regulations that would place outright bans on short-term rentals and limit the duration of use. It would not stop local municipalities from regulating the rentals but would require those regulations are the same as long-term rentals.
“Ohioans should always have the right to use what is often their most valuable asset, their homes, as an investment to make money through short-term rental,” Rep. Sarah Fowler Arthur, R-Ashtabula, said. “Short-term rentals also help drive traffic to countless small businesses – restaurants, shops and tourist attractions – across the state. Eliminating short-term rentals hurts Ohio’s economy.”Read More