New short-term rental certificates won’t be issued in Truckee until at least June 15 following a unanimous decision by the Town Council.
The council last month adopted an urgency ordinance, enacting a 45-day moratorium. A Tuesday vote extended that moratorium on the issuance of new transient occupancy registration certificates for short-term rentals until next year.
The extension is in response to a significant and increasing shortage of housing that is affordable to the local workforce, while providing the town time to study potential updates to its short-term rental program. The town recently began work with an advisory committee to better understand the different types of short-term rental properties in the area, and is also looking at a dozen other communities and their handling of short-term rental policy.
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