Boise City Council will hold a public hearing on a possible short-term rental ordinance at Tuesday night’s meeting.
“People are struggling to afford a home in Boise, and this is one of many tools the city is creating to help ensure there is a home for everyone,” said Boise Mayor Lauren McLean. “I have heard the concerns about the impacts of short-term rentals on neighborhoods and the rental market. This protects the public welfare and safety along with the integrity of our neighborhoods in which these short-term rentals operate.”
The ordinance proposes the minimum of standards and procedures for licensing and operation of short-term rentals within the city, like proof of liability insurance, having a local agent, and simply obeying the laws we all obey. The ordinance will also help the city gather critical information on these rentals to understand their impacts.
This ordinance was first introduced months ago in a work session. You can watch the public hearing and the entire meeting January 11, 2022 at 6 p.m.