Proponents of tightening restrictions on short-term residential rentals in Las Vegas were given a narrow victory Wednesday after the City Council approved limiting new permits to owner-occupied homes, likely significantly reducing the number of legal home-sharing units in the future.
Las Vegas’ new baseball stadium is still under construction, but a next-door neighbor is already in the works.
A Seattle-based church that boasts easy ordinations online is accusing the Clark County Clerk’s Office of religious discrimination for preventing its ministers from presiding over more than five legal marriage ceremonies per year.
Nevada’s next governor wants to rename the state’s two busiest public airports after historical elected officials.
The Las Vegas City Council appears to be changing course from a proposed city-wide ban on short-term rentals.
The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.
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.
County Aviation Director Rosemary Vassiliadis told commissioners the airport would supplement McCarran International Airport as the county’s population grows, more resort hotels open and football fans come to the area to see Raiders games.
New Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Steve Hill said Monday that the agency’s approach to spending and other business practices has not “kept up with the times.”
Estimates indicate Southern Nevada annually collects tens of millions of dollars in room tax from state residents.