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Short Term Rental Task Force

City Councilor Diane Gibson established the Short Term Rental Task Force (via R-18-49) in order to take a comprehensive look at the best practices across the country.

Background

A short term rental is commonly defined as a rental in a single family residence or apartment of 29 days or less.  In recent years short term rentals have increased in Albuquerque and across the country. Short term rentals bring with them both benefits and challenges. Different communities across the country have taken a variety of different approaches to try to manage the impacts of short term rentals. In response to concerns within the community about Short Term Rentals and in order to take a comprehensive look at the best practices across the country (as relevant to Albuquerque); Councilor Gibson established the Short Term Rental Task Force (via R-18-49) in order to consider:

  • Options for registration of short term rentals.
  • Options for regulation of short term rentals to address concerns about safety, nuisance, and compatibility.
  • Options for the City to collect appropriate registration fees and lodging taxes.
  • Any other relevant and helpful options relating to this issue. 

The Task Force is comprised of a mix of public officials, community members, and representatives from relevant industries.

Resources

Next Steps

The draft task force report containing recommendations for the City of Albuquerque to consider is anticipated to be available in March 2019.  

Project Contact Information

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Charlotte Chinana, District 7 Policy Analyst, 505-768-3136, [email protected]

Petra Morris, Council Planning Manager, 505-768-3161, [email protected]