short term rentals

Services like Airbnb, VRBO and others have the short-term vacation rental industry booming in Penticton. (File photo)

Here to stay: Over 450 vacation rentals listed in Penticton

Short term rentals play integral role in local economy and fill accommodations gap: city staff

 

Summerland has adopted bylaws to govern short-term vacation rentals in the community. (File phot)

Summerland adopts bylaws governing short-term rentals

Set of five bylaws passed at Feb. 28 council meeting

 

A public hearing on regulating short term rentals will be held Feb. 14. (File photo)

EDITORIAL: Regulations needed around short-term vacation rentals

Vacation rental units have effects on communities and neighbourhoods

  • Feb 26, 2022

 

Summerland council has given third reading to a series of bylaws affecting short-term rentals in the community. (File image)

Summerland one step closer to regulating short-term rentals

Series of bylaws to set framework for short-term accommodations in community

Summerland council has given third reading to a series of bylaws affecting short-term rentals in the community. (File image)
A public hearing will be held in January, 2022 on a regulatory framework governing short-term rentals in Summerland. (Black Press file photo)

Summerland introduces bylaws governing short-term rental units

Public hearing scheduled for Jan. 24, 2022

A public hearing will be held in January, 2022 on a regulatory framework governing short-term rentals in Summerland. (Black Press file photo)
Laurinda Kalawarny’s Big White chalet. (Vrbo photo)

Big White rental owner ordered to repay guests who cancelled due to COVID

The B.C. Civil Resolution Tribunal ordered Laurinda Kalawarny to repay $4,900

Laurinda Kalawarny’s Big White chalet. (Vrbo photo)
Summerland residents have mixed views on allowing and regulating short-term vacation rentals in the community. (Black Press file photo)

Opinions mixed on short-term rental units in Summerland

Bylaw expected to come to council table for Dec. 13 meeting

Summerland residents have mixed views on allowing and regulating short-term vacation rentals in the community. (Black Press file photo)
Revelstoke City Council hosted a public hearing, Oct. 27, to hear comments from the community about the proposed regulations to short term rentals. (Contributed-Tim van der Krogt)

Revelstoke vents about proposed vacation rental rules

Some worry they will lose income; others call for stricter rules

Revelstoke City Council hosted a public hearing, Oct. 27, to hear comments from the community about the proposed regulations to short term rentals. (Contributed-Tim van der Krogt)
The municipality of Summerland will consider a bylaw this fall, regulating private short-term vacation rentals (Black Press file photo)

Summerland to consider regulations for short-term vacation rentals

Community has an estimated 250 private short-term units, but no regulations at present

The municipality of Summerland will consider a bylaw this fall, regulating private short-term vacation rentals (Black Press file photo)
Send your letter to the editor via email to news@summerlandreview.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number.

LETTER: Regulations needed for short-term rentals in Summerland

Summerland still does not have bylaw rules that govern the management of short-term rentals

Send your letter to the editor via email to news@summerlandreview.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number.
Airbnb and other vacation-rental sites are now seeing an uptick in demand. (Tribune News Service)

EDITORIAL: Considering short-term rental units

Communities working to address regulations and effects of short-term rentals

  • Mar 25, 2021
Airbnb and other vacation-rental sites are now seeing an uptick in demand. (Tribune News Service)
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

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