Local Media Coverage

Rent a Sarasota waterfront mansion, only $31,500 a week

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 7, 2013

Is Airbnb Ruining Our Neighborhoods?

Sarasota Magazine, October 2, 2019

‘Hotel houses’ draw ire of island residents

YourObserver.com, December 12, 2019

Sarasota City Commissioners discussing St. Armands high occupancy rental complaints

ABC7 News, January 21, 2020

The fight against ‘hotel houses’ on barrier islands

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, January 23, 2020

Residents push for action on ‘hotel houses’

YourObserver.com, January 23, 2020

Hotel Houses discussed on ABC7 Suncoast View

ABC7 News, January 27, 2020

Time to put the brakes on barrier island ‘hotel houses’

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, September 20, 2020

Sarasota city leaders take steps to regulate hotel houses on barrier islands

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, September 21, 2020

City attorney for Sarasota to draft ordinance regarding “hotel” homes, St. Armands has seen an influx of these homes

ABC7 News, September 22, 2020

City to pursue rules targeting ‘hotel houses’

YourObserver.com, September 24, 2020

Lido residents call police in ongoing hotel house battle

Longboat Key News, December 18, 2020

Commissioner’s Corner Video with Jen Ahearn-Koch

Commissioner's Corner, January, 2021

City considers new rules for vacation rentals

YourObserver.com, January 28, 2021

No decision on hotel house ordinance

YourObserver.com, February 4, 2021

City of Sarasota stalls on regulation of vacation rentals

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, February 5, 2021

Hotel House Article

Longboat Key News, February 5, 2021

Lawmakers must address rentals, income tax

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, February 9, 2021

City must deal with 'hotel houses' issue

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 1, 2021

Lawmakers seek to wrestle control of vacation rental regulation from cities and counties 

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, March 2, 2021

Office of the County Attorney to research potential tweaks to county zoning and land-use regulations to try to resolve growing problems related to illegal, short-term vacation rentals

The Sarasota News Leader, March 4, 2021

Residents of Lido Key, St. Armands are fed up with 'party rental' properties

Fox 13 News, March 8, 2021

Lido Key and St. Armands residents push back against hotel houses

ABC7 News, March 10, 2021

Sarasota’s coastal residents are urging city leaders to take action on proliferating hotel houses

NBC8 News, March 10, 2021

Proposed ordinance could limit occupancy for vacation rentals on Lido Key & St. Armands

ABC Action News, March 11, 2021

Sarasota asked to limit stays at "hotel houses"

CBS 10 News, March 12, 2021

Will Sarasota Crack Down on ‘Hotel Houses’?

Sarasota Magazine, March 29, 2021

Island residents push for adoption of vacation rental rules

YourObserver.com, April 1, 2021

Sarasota City Commission discusses ordinance to limit occupancy for vacation rentals

ABC Action News, April 6, 2021

Sarasota Moves Ahead With New Rules for ‘Hotel Houses’

Sarasota Magazine, April 7, 2021

Sarasota moves to regulate vacation rentals amid criticism over 'hotel houses'

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, April 7, 2021

Sarasota regulates the rental of trip properties on barrier islands

Florida Daily Newswire, April 7, 2021

City approves new vacation rental rules

YourObserver.com, April 15, 2021