Attorney General Aaron Ford’s announcement came after multiple property management companies announced plans to alter renters’ leases.
Commissioners voted 4-3 to support the proposed ban, which would grandfather in short-term rentals already permitted by the city. The decision followed more than an hour of public comment, with a majority of speakers opposing the ban.
About 500,000 people stayed at Airbnb rentals in the Las Vegas area last year, the company reports. That’s almost double the amount of visitors in 2016.
The company seeking to develop the Badlands golf course is suing Las Vegas in District Court, alleging the city delayed a decision on the plans to first adopt an ordinance that will “severely delay and ultimately prevent development of the property.”
The party’s over in downtown high-rises — that’s the message Las Vegas officials sent this week as the city continues to crack down on short-term rentals.
A Clark County District Court judge said the city of Las Vegas “abused its discretion” in approving a developer’s plans for condominiums on the Badlands golf course without a major modification to the master plan.
Plans to stretch more than 230 single-family homes across a large swath of the former Badlands golf course are headed for this week’s Las Vegas Planning Commission.
Councilwoman Michele Fiore had city marshals throw people out of a Las Vegas neighborhood meeting that erupted this week.
Las Vegas officials have a new vision for developing a unique piece of land surrounded by sensitive land packed with environmental and cultural resources.
The Las Vegas City Council OK’d issuing $11.6 million in local improvement bonds to pay for public improvements in the Skye Canyon master plan development in northwest Las Vegas.