Nashville Faces Huge Backlog of Airbnb Codes Violations - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 20, 2019
Short-term rental violations and complaints are flooding Metro Nashville's Codes Administration so quickly that new investigations into problematic Airbnbs are delayed up to four months, the Tennessean reports. Since 2017, Nashville has brought 1,084 enforcement cases against homeowners operating short-term rentals without permits in the past two years, and there are 512 Metro cases involving rentals that advertised higher occupancy or more bedrooms than their permits allow them to offer. An Environmental Court judge issued the first Metro-area jail sentence to an Airbnb operator in February when he refused to stop running an unpermitted rental.