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About STRs

Short Term Rentals (STRs) are defined by the City of Long Beach as a home, or portion of a home, rented to paying guests for short stays (30 consecutive days or less).  They do require a permit to operate.  There are currently over 600 unhosted (non-owner occupied) short term rentals in Long Beach!

LA TIMES ARTICLE:
Crackdown on Airbnb and other short-term rentals likely coming to unincorporated L.A. County

LONG BEACH POST ARTICLE
A well-known and often-reported STR caused a catastrophe in College Estates

“All around the County, residents must suddenly deal with commercial enterprises in the middle of their neighborhoods, bringing in rowdy parties, parking difficulties, high volumes of trash, loud noise, and guests that have no stake in safeguarding the community,” a coalition of city officials wrote in a joint letter.

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On January 2nd, 2024 the peaceful community of College Estates was rocked by AM shooting due to a problem STR.  Could you imagine if this happened at your home?

After a shooting, neighbors say they want nuisance short-term rental home shut down • Long Beach Post News (lbpost.com)

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