Point Pleasant residents say rowdy, all-night boozefests and packed bungalows are turning a historically quiet, residential shore town into Seaside Heights.
A proposed municipal ordinance in Elizabeth would ban short-term rentals that are not owner-occupied and cause other regulations to be put in place.
The state’s most densely populated county generated by far the most short-term rental revenue, accounting for almost half of the statewide total.
The collective Jersey Shore hosted the most short-term guests this summer, while Hudson County was again the top destination in the Garden State.
The Seaside Heights home where it all began for the ‘Jersey Shore’ stars Snooki, Pauly D and the Situation is available to rent at $3,000 per night.
20,000 signatures have been collected in support of challenging an ordinance limiting short-term rentals, which would trigger a November ballot question if the regulations aren’t repealed.
A few years after embracing short-term rentals, the city council is weighing an ordinance that would place heavy restrictions on them in the name of combating a housing shortage.
The state’s fastest growing city has the most short-term rentals available on the market.
The rise of Airbnb and other short-term rental sites is a hot topic in many cities around the country, but regulations on the relatively new trend can be confusing for people trying to figure out if listing their apartment on the service is lawful.