Miami Beach trying to decrease 'party house' rentals
Updated On: Mar 06 2014 10:28:46 AM EST
Miami Beach officials are trying to curb "party house" rentals.
They want to do this by making it a violation of city code to advertise short-term home rentals.
Right now the proposal needs a second vote to actually go into effect after being passed in a preliminary vote.
In Miami Beach those renting a home can't for less than six months and one day. The Miami Herald reports the city wants to make it so violations are better enforced.
Fines can be up to $20,000 but officials say it's not stopping people from promoting homes as a 'party house.'
Commissioners are aware a hefty fine doesn't discourage the people from renting outing luxurious homes.
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