Short-term rentals: A conversation about the pros and cons
Vermont has seen an increase in the number of short-term rentals in recent years, reaching close to 12,000 homes statewide in September 2023, according to the Vermont Housing Finance Agency.
As Carly Berlin, Vermont Public and VTDigger's housing and infrastructure reporter, reported recently, more and more towns are grappling with short-term rentals’ impact on the availability of year-round housing – and debating approaches for how to track and regulate them.
Chester Town Planner Preston Bristow, Killington Town Planner Lisa Davis Lewis, and Carly Berlin joined Vermont Edition to discuss short-term rentals.
Broadcast at noon Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.