Daily Archives: June 11, 2019

Raleigh City Council bans whole-house rentals

Response to proliferation of ‘Airbnb’ in state’s capital By Lindsay Marchello | Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — City Council here has voted to allow people to rent one or two guest rooms, but homeowners won’t be allowed to rent entire houses on a short-term basis. However, bills pending in the General Assembly could block Raleigh and other cities from micromanaging similar short-term rental properties. In a 5-2 vote, the City Council on Tuesday, May 21, passed new rules governing home-stays, otherwise known as short-term rentals. A homeowner who wants to rent out a guest room will h…