The New Short-term Rental Law –What it Means for Your Community and How to Prepare for it

 Thursday, February 28, 2019, Program 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Hogan Center, Holy Cross College, Worcester

This program will cover what cities and towns need to know about the new short-term rental law (Chapter 337 of the Acts of 2018, “An Act Regulating and Insuring Short-Term Rentals”). The new law regulates the operation of short-term rentals of property and extends the state and local room occupancy excise to those rentals. The program will explain the key features of the law and its implementation. Topics to be covered include the taxes and fees municipalities may impose, local regulation of the short-term rental industry, what communities need to do now to benefit from this law and pending industry challenges to regulations adopted by other jurisdictions that are similar to those required or permitted under the new law.  This is an ideal program to bring others from your communities to, including administrators, elected officials, finance personnel, planning staff and code enforcement staff and others  Feel free to forward this information to them- they will appreciate it and so will MMLA.  Click here for program details and registration.

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