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 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.
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.