Webinar: The Best Practice Guide to Crafting a Short-Term Rental Ordinance/Bylaw

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A Step-to-Step Guide to Building Sensible and Enforceable Policy to Manage Airbnb-Style Rentals

Industry experts Jeffrey Goldman and Ulrik Binzer discuss their research and share a step-by-step guide local governments can use to develop simple and enforceable policies for Airbnb-style rentals.  

They will also provide attendees with examples from municipalities with an ordinance/bylaw currently in place to provide a clearer picture of what's working and what isn't. 

By attending this session you will learn how to:

  • Develop an ordinance/bylaw the balances the rights of homeowners, with the overall interests of other community members

  • Adopt new regulations so that the final ordinance/bylaws incorporates your community's overall land use, public safety and development goals

  • Avoid some of the common pitfalls that make enforcing short-term-rental regulations challenging

  • Facilitate a productive and civil public hearing process on the topic

  • Build a checklist to ensure a new ordinance/bylaw adequately addresses all common issues and concerns


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How to Effectively Regulate Airbnb-Style Short-Term Rentals

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The Cost-Effective Method to Ensuring Short-Term Rental Compliance

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Meet The Hosts


Jeffrey Goodman is an urban planner and considered one of the nation's leading authorities on short-term rentals and how they impact communities. He has previously contracted with both the city of New Orleans and Airbnb, and advised researchers on short-term rentals in range of cities including San Francisco, Portland, New Orleans, and New York. Jeff has spoken about short-term rentals all across the country including at the APA's National Planning Conference. He graduated from Yale College and earned his Masters of Urban Planning from Harvard University.

Ulrik Binzer is the Founder and CEO of Host Compliance LLC, the industry leader in short-term rental monitoring and compliance solutions for local governments.  A pioneer in the short-term rental enforcement solution space, Ulrik developed the first short-term rental compliance monitoring tools and now uses his expertise and insights to help local governments across North America implement, monitor and enforce short-term rental regulation. Ulrik previously served in a variety of leadership roles in management consulting, private equity, startups and the military and developed his distinctive strategic and analytical skill-set at McKinsey & Company and Harvard Business School.