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I-Team: La Quinta residents sound off on Short-term vacation rentals

The City of La Quinta continues to work on addressing a rising number of residential complaints over short-term vacation rental properties as it tries to hold onto a big source of tax revenue those same properties generate.

“It can’t just be a money grab,” said a resident Christopher Mikulenka at a recent city council meeting. “That’s what it really is right now. That’s what we feel like. We’re losing our neighborhood right now.”

Complaints from Mikulenka and other residents soared this summer as out-of-towners fled to the desert for safe pandemic vacation getaways. STVR properties provide one opportunity to recreate

Hawaii’s short-term vacation rental business is still showing signs of struggle since the recent lifting of the COVID ban

COVID-19 restrictions banning short-term vacation rentals just lifted on Oahu, which moved into Tier 2 of its economic reopening Thursday.

That means roughly 800 short-term vacation rental properties on Oahu, which had been sidelined by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s pandemic restrictions since April 7, are now allowed to resume business like their neighbor island counterparts.

Short-term rentals, which rented for 30 days or less and weren’t being used to quarantine guests, have been allowed to operate on Hawaii island and Kauai and in Maui County since the middle of June, when the state’s first pandemic-inspired interisland quarantine was lifted. That

Appropriateness of short-term vacation rentals continues to stir debate

Short-term vacation rentals have been a topic of debate for homeowners and visitors vacationing here in the Coachella Valley amid the pandemic. Now, Cathedral City moving forward with its phase-out plans.

A quiet neighborhood in the Cathedral City could see some changes with its short term vacation rentals. 

“I think it’s about time and it’s gotten out of hand and I think there are way too many of them currently in the city it just seems that way,” said Keith Coleman.

Keith Coleman has lived in the cove area for over 30 years. And with at least a dozen STVR