Short-Term Rentals Can Adversely Affect Communities

Question: Last week you discussed the comments of a happy owner of a short-term rental home in Peoria that was rented during the six weeks of the baseball spring training season. We are from South Dakota and are not familiar with short-term rentals. Why is there such a controversy about short-term rentals in Arizona? Answer:…

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CC&Rs Can Be Amended to Prohibit Short-Term Rentals

Question: There is so much information on the Internet about whether the CC&Rs of a community can be amended to prohibit short-term rentals. Just answer “yes” or “no,” please. Answer: Unfortunately, there is no absolute “yes” or “no,” as it depends on the language in the CC&Rs. The CC&Rs of most communities, however, can be…

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Ban On Short-Term Renters Requires Unanimous Vote

Question: We live in a condominium community in central Phoenix. In the last two years we have had a number of the condominiums being used as short-term rentals. The result is that our condominium community is now much noisier and less friendly. A large group of us want to amend our CC&Rs to prohibit short-term…

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